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Respiratory Therapist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. 510908

Description

The Respiratory Care program provides students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for successful entry into the profession of Respiratory Care as a Respiratory Therapist. The program offers quality
learning to address the occupational needs of the diverse student population. Graduates of the Respiratory Care program are eligible to sit for the NBRC (National Board of Respiratory Care) Therapist Multiple-Choice Examination. Upon completion of the NRBC Therapist Multiple Choice Examination, graduates will be eligible to sit for the NBRC Advanced Practitioners Exam. There are two established scores for the TMC Exam, 88 for Certified Respiratory Therapist level and 94 for Registered Respiratory Therapist Eligible level.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

104

Hours

83

Entrance Requirements

Course(s)

School

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU) - MID-SOUTH (WEST MEMPHIS)

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

2000 West Broadway

Local WIB

5055 - Eastern

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell

Refund Policy

Yes.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$2,700.00

In-State/District Tuition

$7,885.00 District: Crittenden County

Other Fees

$4,153.00 Fees to cover the cost of lab supplies and equipment, certification testing, etc.

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$9,545.00 All other Arkansas Counties

Total In-State Program Cost

$14,738.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$16,398.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-2099.00Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

2000 West Broadway, West Memphis, Arkansas 72301

Phone Number

(870) 733-6840

Web Address

https://www.asumidsouth.edu/allied-health/respiratory-therapist-rrt/

Last Updated

Mar 23, 2021

Created

Oct 12, 2020