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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

DISCLAIMER

Except as expressly provided in California Education Code Section 94898, Platt College reserves the right to modify policies, course schedules, curricula or courses within reason due to exigent circumstances, program upgrades and/or content changes, and to cancel programs of study, modes of delivery, upcoming start dates or individual courses as it deems necessary. If a course or program is cancelled, the school may schedule course completion at a later date or refund all monies paid for the cancelled course or program if the student does not wish to continue with the program at the later date. All Platt College programs are not available at all locations, please see an Admissions Representative for more information on specific enrollment information.