Respiratory Therapy

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 17 months*

Have you been searching for the right respiratory therapist school? Do you aspire to help others overcome respiratory challenges? As a respiratory therapist, you can be a part of helping others breathe easier through diagnostic testing procedures and treatments that can improve quality of life or even save a life.

Make a difference in your community

Give back to your community in your role in respiratory health care by administering vital breathing treatments in newborns, trauma victims, drowning victims, patients suffering from lung and heart conditions, and many more. Additionally, your work supports physicians in the diagnosis and management of cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities and the monitoring of lung and heart function.

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To learn more about Concorde’s respiratory therapist programs, request information, or call today!

*Program length varies by location

Campuses with respiratory therapy

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Curriculum

As a Respiratory Therapist, you are on the front lines of respiratory care on a daily basis. Concorde helps equip you through real-world training to serve in this critical healthcare role through a comprehensive skills foundation.
 

Program goals

To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills) and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).
 

Classroom-to-career skills training

Concorde’s respiratory therapist programs emphasize the following:

  • Oxygen therapy
  • Bronchodilator
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Patient teaching and instruction
  • ECG
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