Salt Lake City, Utah (PressExposure) January 04, 2010 -- Independence University, with a 30-year-old legacy of delivering quality distance education, has announced associate and bachelor level respiratory care programs for students interested in entering this exciting field of healthcare. The respiratory therapy course provides a unique combination of coursework and practical training in the subject.
The program, which is offered at both associateâs and bachelorâs level, seeks to train students in this specialized branch of healthcare involved with diagnoses, treatment, and care of patients with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorders under the supervision of doctors. The respiratory therapy profession is projected to witness a faster than average growth owing to the increase in the number of middle-aged and older people vulnerable to respiratory and cardiopulmonary diseases.
The associate degree in respiratory therapy course will impart functional knowledge and understanding of advanced respiratory care theories and practice to students. Graduates of this program are eligible to appear for both Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) examination required to practice as a respiratory therapist in 48 U.S. states.
The bachelorâs degree in respiratory care program will equip students with functional knowledge and understanding of respiratory care theories and practice. The graduates of this respiratory care program will also learn management concepts and other non-clinical aspects of healthcare industry as part of the curriculum. The course will prepare them for complex roles in a healthcare environment.
Both, AS and BS respiratory care programs meet the strict accreditation standards of the agency and are recognized for the high quality of their content.
For details on the two respiratory therapy courses, call at 1-800-972-5149 or visit http://www.independence.edu to request for more information.