Respiratory Care

Associate of Applied Science Degrees


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Respiratory Care

OFTC’s Respiratory Care associate degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of respiratory care. The program emphasizes specialized training in areas such as pulmonary and cardiac pharmacology, medical gases, humidity/aerosol therapy, positive pressure ventilation, incentive spirometry, patient assessment, postural drainage, percussion/vibration, assessment of diseases and conditions, critical respiratory care, advanced critical care monitoring, pulmonary function testing, and pediatric and neonatal respiratory care.