Student Learning Outcomes for the Respiratory Therapist Program

Students working in the Respiratory Therapy Lab.Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • Demonstrate the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills necessary to assist the physician in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with cardiopulmonary diseases and disorders.
  • Demonstrate appropriate critical thinking skills, time management skills, interpersonal communication skills, and technical skills necessary to provide competent respiratory care in multidisciplinary care settings.
  • Qualify for licensure in the state of California.
  • Qualify nationally for Registered Therapist status.