Respiratory Care - 0214

Northern Essex Community College

For Credit? Yes

Credential(s): Associate's Degree

Program Description:

Respiratory therapists work with doctors and nurses to diagnose and treat lung and breathing disorders. NECC’s Respiratory Care Program can prepare you for this rewarding career to work in hospitals, physician’s offices, nursing care facilities, home health agencies, and more. In addition to the emotional rewards that come from helping people, job prospects for respiratory therapists are strong. The Respiratory Care Program at NECC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care and will prepare you to sit for the credentialing exams. With this program you will: Learn about human anatomy and physiology, respiratory function, and critical care Gain hands on experience with technology tools and respiratory equipment Benefit from supervised experiences in clinical care settings Prepare for a career that is emotionally and financially rewarding

Percent Online


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