Respiratory Care Program Goals & Outcomes

Program Goals:

The goals of the Respiratory Care program are to prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).

Respiratory Care Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to recall, apply, and analyze the common core of knowledge required of an entry level registered respiratory therapist in the following areas:

Patient data and clinical information
Therapeutic modalities
Diagnostic procedures
Emergency care

2. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to apply technical skills in all prescribed therapeutic modalities and diagnostic procedures required of an entry level registered respiratory therapist.

3. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to display professional behaviors appropriate to the registered respiratory therapist.

4. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to transition from the role of respiratory therapy student to entry-level respiratory therapist.