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School of Medical Sciences Online

Bachelor's Degree Completion Program inRespiratory TherapyNow Offered Online!

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Respiratory Therapy?

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15 months!

Platt College’s Respiratory Therapy Bachelor’s degree completion program is designed to help students with an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy:

  • Advance as Respiratory Care practitioners
  • Prepare to move into administrative or managerial responsibilities in their departments

For those focused on improving their knowledge as Respiratory Care practitioners, our curriculum includes coursework in advanced topics in Respiratory Therapy critical care including:

  • Pharmacological and ventilator management of the critically ill patient
  • Patient stabilization
  • Patient transport
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Introduction to research techniques

For students seeking to advance into an administrative or management position in the health care setting, our curriculum includes coursework to help:

  • Gain familiarity with the U.S. healthcare system
  • Improve communication, analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Develop a solid foundation in business fundamentals

Students also complete a capstone project designed to synthesize the knowledge gained in the program.  Each student will propose and conduct an evidence-based project focusing on management in the health care setting.  Examples from past graduates include:

  • Development of clinical protocols
  • Concurrent audits of patient care
  • Development of capital budgets
  • Development and presentation of in-service programs