• If you like the excitement of caring for patients in emergency and critical care situations,
  • If you want your profession to include using state-of-the-art technology and providing bedside patient care,
  • If you like having the flexibility of caring for patients of different ages and clinical conditions,
  • If you enjoy learning about how the body functions, what happens in the disease process and how to restore normal lung function,
  • If you care about helping other people to manage their disease and improve their quality of life,
  • If you would enjoy seeing a patient who was under your care in the intensive care unit, now being discharged and knowing that you played a vital part in the patient’s recovery,
  • If you want to earn competitive wages and have the flexibility to move nearly anywhere in the country (or the world) and have excellent job opportunities,
  • If you want to attend an intensive program that thoroughly prepares you to pass national board exams and enter a medical profession as your career,
  • If you would like to become an expert in areas relating to heart and lung disorders and treatment,


…then you may be interested in becoming a respiratory therapists! Respiratory Care is a growing health care field providing a rewarding professional work environment, competitive salaries, opportunities for continued learning, and the satisfaction of knowing that you have made a difference in the lives of those you have cared for.