Respiratory Care Student Learning Outcomes

The goal of the department of respiratory care is to prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs). Upon successful completion of the respiratory care program, the graduate will be a competent advanced-level respiratory therapist. All graduates will demonstrate:

  • Ability to recall, apply, and analyze information required of advanced-level respiratory therapists.
  • Manual dexterity and technical proficiency necessary to perform as competent advanced-level respiratory therapists.
  • Caring and positive attitude necessary for continued employment as advanced-level respiratory therapists.