An associate degree in 呼吸治疗 from Southeast Technical College will prepare you to work with medical doctors and the treatment team to care for patients with respiratory diseases and cardiovascular conditions.
In two years, you learn techniques and therapies used in clinical settings, including airway management, using and installing nebulizers and other respiratory assistance devices, applying and monitoring breathing gasses, equipment operation and maintenance, patient data collection and monitoring and safety and sanitation procedures.
阿韦拉 Health offers scholarship, loan repayment and sign-on bonus opportunities to STC’s 呼吸治疗师 students through 12月. 31, 2023. 联系 阿韦拉 了解更多.
At Southeast Technical College, students learn from qualified, professional instructors 拥有丰富的行业经验. While completing coursework in the Respiratory Therapist program, students spend a significant amount of time in our true-to-life learning labs and completing clinical rotations at a medical facility. 学生们还 获得:
技术技能: Graduates of STC’s 呼吸治疗师 program will be able to demonstrate the management of invasive and non-invasive ventilation equipment and explain the pathophysiology 心肺疾病的风险.
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills: Students learn to assess data to find changes in patient conditions and interpret the diagnostic values from respiratory assistance devices.
沟通技巧: Students learn how to effectively communicate key points of treatment regimens to patients and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.
专业: Graduates will maintain ethical standards and facilitate diversity, equity and inclusion 在他们的职业生涯中.
Locally, Sioux Falls is home to two of the state’s largest healthcare systems: 阿韦拉 健康和桑福德健康. These leaders and other healthcare facilities have a true need for respiratory therapists and consistently seek out STC graduates.
学生们还 have the option to continue their education and obtain a bachelor’s 四年制大学毕业.
In addition to labs and clinical rotations, students in the 呼吸治疗师 program at Southeast Technical College will also take courses in chemistry, cardiopulmonary 诊断和呼吸药理学.
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