Become a Respiratory Therapist
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Flexible class schedules
Classes are offered during the days and evenings, 7 days a week.
Hands-on clinical training
Our clinical partnerships with hospitals and healthcare centers will expose you to real-life experiences where you'll learn by doing.
Rewarding respiratory therapy careers
Respiratory care is a dynamic field that provides life-saving care to patients in need.
Interested in becoming a respiratory therapist? Hear from our students why our respiratory care program was the right fit for them.
Your coursework will prepare you for entry-level examination and advanced practitioner level examination for Respiratory Care Practitioners given by the National Board of Respiratory Care. If you wish to continue your studies and pursue a bachelor’s degree in Health Science or Public Health at Goodwin, you can apply the majority of your credits toward those degrees.
|RSP 110||Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology|
|RSP 120||Applied Pharmacology|
|RSP 231||Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology I|
“As a Registered Respiratory Therapist, I am part of a multidisciplinary team which allows me to work with doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers to improve the quality of life for our patients.”
Respiratory Therapists work in nearly every area of the healthcare field — from hospital emergency rooms to local physicians’ offices.
Respiratory therapists can work in a variety of settings, including:
- Acute care hospitals
- In-home care services
- Intensive care units and emergency rooms
- LIFE STAR air ambulance
- Rehabilitation and long-term care facilities
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Start classes January 8!