MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROGRAM

What campuses offer this program?

  • Aurora, CO
  • Dallas, TX
  • Garden Grove, CA
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miramar, FL
  • North Hollywood, CA
  • Orlando, FL
  • Portland, OR
  • San Antonio, TX
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Tampa, FL
How long is the program?
  • Students in our Respiratory Therapy program earn their Associate of Science degree in 17 months.*
*Program length and degree type may vary by campus.
Programmatic outcomes data is available at www.coarc.com/47.html
What skills will I learn?
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Bronchodilator
  • Chest physiotherapy
  • Patient teaching and instruction
  • ECG
  • Ventilator and airway management
  • Bronchoscopy assistant
  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Home respiratory care
  • Trauma and CPR team
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • NICU monitoring
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Chest tube theory
  • Advanced pharmacology
  • ACLS protocol
  • Renal effects on the respiratory patient
Where can I work?
  • RTs work primarily in hospital and clinical environments
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Pulmonary physicians’ offices and clinics
  • Home care companies
  • Rehabilitation hospitals
  • Registries
  • Respiratory therapy instruction
  • Pulmonary function and sleep labs
  • Government hospitals and research facilities
  • Equipment sales, repair, and manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical sales

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.concorde.edu/disclosures