When people experience respiratory difficulties, Respiratory Therapists are often the first health care professionals involved. RTs are health care professionals who monitor, evaluate and treat individuals with respiratory and cardio-respiratory disorders.
In this interview, a Respiratory Therapist Educator in a hospital discusses her typical day at work, the qualifications needed for the job, the best and worst parts of the job, and advice that can be used by students considering this line of work.
An overview of what patients and families can expect at Children's Hospital when in need of respiratory care.
Shows what respiratory therapists do and why they are so dedicated to their profession. Contains information on growth of the profession, educational requirements, salaries, and specialties.