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Respiratory Therapist

Program Goals and Outcomes

The Rose State Respiratory Therapy program will prepare the students to demonstrate competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs).

Upon completion of the program, the graduate will be a competent Respiratory Therapist, and will demonstrate:
  1. Professional behavior consistent with employer expectations.
  2. The ability to comprehend, apply, and evaluate clinical information relevant to their roles as Respiratory Therapists.
  3. The technical proficiency in all the skills necessary to fulfill their roles as Respiratory Therapists. 
Data is gathered and reported by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

For a three (3) year average, 2017 annual report program data reflect the following:
Retention 97.9%
Job Placement 89.6%
Entry Level Credentialing Success 97.9%
Advanced Level Credentialing  77.1%
On-time Graduation 100%