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Respiratory care professionals are critically needed when diagnosing, treating and preventing respiratory illnesses. Gannon University’s
respiratory care program provides you with the essential knowledge and skills needed to thrive in this fast-paced and impactful career.
Gain real-world knowledge through key respiratory care
Mechanical Ventilation and Critical Care and Lab: Master the application and operation of mechanical
ventilators in patient care. The course covers applied critical
care, including monitoring techniques practiced in the
Respiratory Care Procedures: Study different
therapeutic modalities used in respiratory care, including
humidity therapy, hyperinflation therapy, aerosol and
pharmacologic therapy, bronchial drainage and airway care.
Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care: This course
emphasizes the diagnosis and care of neonatal and pediatric
patients in the intensive care setting. Mechanical ventilation
of the neonate is stressed throughout this course.
Our respiratory care program is designed for your success.
Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational
opportunities, you can:
“(The program) has prepared me to be able to work with full knowledge, and the experiences I got from the program clinical rotation made me trust myself to work today with critical patients.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Mary ReitingerAssistant ProfessorDirector
Joshua HenryInstructorDirector of Clinical Ed
Jeffrey McGovernClinical Educator (Hamot)
Tina FitzgeraldAdjunct Lecturer
Jacalyn OravecAdjunct Lecturer
Melody SidorAdjunct Lecturer
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