Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy—Degree Completion
The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) degree-completion program prepares respiratory therapists (RT) with an Associate of Science (AS) degree to advance clinical and professional practice through an interdisciplinary curriculum that incorporates research, critical analysis, and evidence-based approaches.
To provide graduates of entry into respiratory care professional practice degree programs with additional knowledge, skills, and attributes in leadership, management, education, research, and/or advanced clinical practice that will enable them to meet their current professional goals and prepare them for practice as advanced degree respiratory therapists.
Upon program completion graduates will:
RT1 Demonstrate an understanding of education theories, curriculum development, assessment strategies and instructional design in the healthcare environment.
RT2 Demonstrate an understanding of leadership and management strategies used in the healthcare environment.
RT3 Utilize Professionalism and communication skills to promote advancement of the profession.
RT4 Analyze research on an advanced level for evidence-based practice and theory.