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Respiratory Therapy

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain, Other

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. 510908

Description

The Respiratory Therapy program is a patient care field which deals primarily with patients who have respiratory problems. Professional opportunities are constantly increasing, and many areas of respiratory care are becoming specialized. Specialty areas in Respiratory Therapy are: pulmonary function testing, stress test, electrocardiograms, neonatal transport and intensive care, cardiovascular intensive care, respiratory intensive care, medical intensive care, administration, classroom instruction, clinical instruction, medical equipment and home care, rehabilitation, and polysomnography.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

42

Hours

64

Entrance Requirements

Combination of Education and Course(s)

School

UA - PULASKI TECHNICAL COLLEGE

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Curriculum Competency Based

About 55 Competencies described in required book, examples given by faculty

Training Location(s)

3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas

Local WIB

5010 - Central

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal, State, Institutional, Private


Grants, scholarships, waivers, loans and workstudy are available for this program.

Refund Policy

uaptc.edu/student-accounts/refund-policy

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)

$870.00 $465.05 spent on books for the program at the beginning of the program in summer. Many of these books are used on and off during the entire program. Additional books are purchased in the Fall and Spring.

In-State/District Tuition

$6,253.00 $134 Per credit hour (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses) $35 Per Credit Hour additional fees (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses)

Other Fees

$2,135.00 Trajecsys - Clinical Documentation System Subscription Fee. $100 for a year. General Student Fee - $46 per credit hour (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses) Student Support Services Fee - $4 per credit hour (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses) Property Maintenance Fee - $5 per credit hour (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses)

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$7,770.00 $175 Per credit hour (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses) $35 Per Credit Hour additional fees (37 credit hours for Respiratory Specific Courses)

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$505.00 2 sets of scrubs, 1 lab coat, Solid white leather shoes - $360.00 1 Littman stethoscope - $110.00 1 pair of safety glasses - $10.00 Small calculator - $5.00 Watch with a second hand - $20.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$9,763.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$11,280.00

Demand Occupation(s)

29-1126.00Respiratory Therapists
$23.01 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118

Phone Number

(501) 812-2200

Fax Number

(501) 771-5919

Web Address

https://uaptc.edu/respiratory

Last Updated

Aug 05, 2022

Created

Nov 02, 2020

Renewal

Aug 19, 2022