|Learn to evaluate, treat and manage the care of patients with cardiopulmonary abnormalities. Respiratory therapists are an integral part of the health care team providing ventilation and airway management, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, oxygen therapy, and assisting with high-risk births and anesthesia in the operating room. The third-year placement includes the Hospital for Sick Children and Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, allows students to gain practical experience in neonatal and pediatric settings. Graduates enter this in-demand, lifesaving field and find employment in a variety of dynamic settings.
The program has been designed to meet the core and clinical competencies of the Respiratory Therapy Entry to Practice National Competency Framework. These competencies are acquired through didactic and laboratory learning, clinical simulation and clinical practicum. The curriculum focuses on the development of assessment, analysis and critical thinking skills, which are integral to the role of a Respiratory Therapist. The program is accredited by Accreditation Canada.
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, any Gr 12 Math (C) or (U), Chemistry: Gr 11 or 12 (C) or (U), (SCH 3U, SCH 4U, SCH 4C); Physics: Gr11 or 12 (C) or (U), (SPH 3U, SPH 4U, SPH 4C)
- 2 of Grade12 English or Grade12 Mathematics
- Grade11 Chemistry
- Grade11 Physics
- International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 60] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 55] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 525]
|Application Notes : ||If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements (pdf).
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.