Allied Health Sciences - Respiratory Care Emphasis

The AHS Repiratory Care emphasis is available for students starting GVSU before August 2021. All other students see B.S. Respiratory Care Track A below.

Priority Application Deadline: March 15th

Respiratory therapists help people who suffer from chronic respiratory diseases like asthma, bronchitis and emphysema. People who have had heart attacks or who have sleep disorders and infants who are born prematurely might also need respiratory therapy to help them breathe more easily. They also provide emergency care to patients suffering from heart attacks, drowning or shock.

Advanced level therapists participate in clinical decision-making and patient education, the development and implementation of protocols and treatment plans, health promotion, disease prevention and disease management. Although they practice under the supervision of a physician, they exercise considerable independent judgment in providing respiratory therapy to patients.

 

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