CERTIFIED RESPIRATORY THERPIST

Certified Respiratory Therapists treat patients suffering from lung conditions such as asthma and emphysema by administering oxygen through ventilation devices.  They especially work with patients that have chronic illnesses related to the lungs and/or cardiopulmonary system.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

Requires an Associate’s Degree in respiratory therapy.

PROGRAM LENGTH

2 years

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Assisted Living

SALARY RANGE

$16.72 - $24.91

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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