|Field of Study:||Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
|Description:||If you work well under pressure and have a desire to save lives, our three-year Respiratory Therapy program prepares you for work in a hospital or clinical environment. Be ready to assist physicians with the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with breathing disorders or cardiovascular problems. Respiratory Therapists treat all types of patients, from premature infants with underdeveloped lungs to elderly patients with lung disease. They provide treatment and manage care for patients with chronic asthma or emphysema, as well as emergency care to victims of heart attack, stroke, drowning or shock. As a graduate, you may apply to write the Canadian Board for Respiratory Care (CBRC) national entry to practice examination.
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