Respiratory Care practitioners work closely with patients and other health care providers. You will acquire skills in the treatment, management, diagnosis and care of patients with cardiopulmonary dysfunction. Training will include the use of therapeutic gases, ventilator support, breathing exercises, aerosol administration, medications, humidification and maintenance of airways. You will likely work in a hospital however, opportunities exist in many areas of health care. This two year program includes a summer session and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.
- Estimated Length of Program: 2 years
- Credential Awarded: Associate in Science in Respiratory Care
As a respiratory therapist at Hartford Hospital, I am confident in my skills to make the best decisions for my patients' health, all thanks to the dedicated professors at STCC.Emily Kollar, Class of 2018, Hartford Hospital
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