Respiratory care is a diagnostic and therapeutic healthcare specialty utilizing technologically advanced equipment and medical procedures to assess and treat patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Respiratory Care Practitioners have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as vital members of the healthcare workforce by applying broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients; from the very young to the very old.
Our Academic Program
The program leads to the Bachelor of Science in respiratory therapy, preparing highly trained health care practitioners who administer care to patients with disorders of the cardiopulmonary system.
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Meet the Respiratory Therapy Program faculty.
1 Only Maryland Baccalaureate RT Program
5 Simulation Training Manikins
23 Required Courses