Concorde in North Hollywood – Respiratory Therapist

As
a Respiratory Therapist, you deal with one of the critical
life-sustaining functions of the human body – breathing.

You will deal with life and death issues on a daily basis.
You will conduct diagnostic testing procedures and administer
treatments to improve patients’ breathing, as well as implement
and monitor life support equipment.

You will assist physicians in the diagnosis and manage heart/lung
deficiencies and abnormalities, and use sophisticated equipment
to measure lung function and monitor heart functions. You
might treat newborns, trauma victims, drowning victims, and
patients suffering from asthma, bronchitis, coronary heart
disease, emphysema, and pneumonia.

program

Our Respiratory Therapy Program is 60 weeks long.

externship

In addition to the realistic laboratory environment Concorde
provides, we also offer a hands-on working experience in various
hospital settings through four clinical rotations. These experiences
take place throughout the program and consist of 810 hours.

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
affects on the respiratory patient

RTs
work primarily in hospital and clinical environments.
Skilled
Nursing Facilities
Pulmonary
Physicians offices and clinics
Home
Care Companies
Rehabilitation
Hospitals
Respiratory
Therapy Instruction
Pulmonary
Function and Sleep Labs
Government
Hospitals and Research Facilities
Equipment
Sales, Repair, and Manufacturing
Pharmaceutical
Sales

We could tell you… “Absolutely… and we have tons
of statistics and success stories to share with you.”
But, what we prefer to do is to encourage you to do the research
yourself. Get a copy of your local newspaper and read through
the allied health job listings. Look for your potential job
category and see for yourself how many great opportunities
will be available to you when you complete your Concorde training.
Jump online and search some of the excellent job resource
websites for opportunities in your field. The jobs are out
there… so don’t wait any longer if you want to work in allied
health. Come to Concorde and we’ll prepare you quickly and
thoroughly for your new career.

Concorde
Career Institute Diploma – Associate of Applied
      Science in Respiratory Care

Concorde
Career Institute is accredited through the
      Commission on Accreditation
for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Graduates
of this program will be eligible to take the National
      Board of Respiratory Care Certified
Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
      Exam (also called Entry Level
Exam) (written and clinical
      simulation).
Graduates
of this program will hold Healthcare Provider CPR
      certification from the American
Heart Association.

We know how important this question is to most of you. We
have found that our program costs may change slightly with
each new session. For that reason, we are unable to provide
cost information on our website. We are, however, very happy
to discuss our current program costs with you personally.
Please give us a call anytime. Just tell your Representative
that you visited our website and would like information about
our program.

If you have questions about financial aid, your Representative
will tell you all about excellent Financial
Aid
staff who are here specifically to help you fund your
education.

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