Respiratory Care Program at Wyoming McDowell Campus
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will extend the deadline for Medical Assisting and Respiratory Care Technology for two weeks, and only for the Wyoming/McDowell Campus. The application deadline will be February 15, 2014. For more information please visit our website at southernwv.edu or cal 304-896-7346.
A Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the assessment, treatment, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Commonly performed duties includes:
care for patients on life support systems in intensive-care units
consult with physicians and other health care professionals to develop, monitor and modify patient care plans
work with high-tech equipment
work with patients of all ages (from premature infants to the very elderly)