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Respiratory Therapy

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School:Canadore College
Faculty:School of Health, Wellness and Social Services
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Field of Study:Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Description: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.
URL:Respiratory Therapy at Canadore College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,954
International: $14,608

The listed cost is for Year 1 of the program and includes ancillary fees. *Ancillary Fees are under review as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. This is the maximum potential fee, and is subject to decrease.
Scholarships:1
Careers:Respiratory Therapists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 2 of  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •   Chemistry  or   Physics 

OSSD or equivalent, English Gr 12, Math Gr 12, Chemistry Gr 11 or 12, Physics Gr 11 or 12

Test Scores:
  • 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]

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.

Modified on July 22, 2020

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