109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
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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 includes applied critical care, including monitoring techniques practiced in the clinical Patient Simulation Center SIM lab.
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 here really prepares you before you go to the clinical setting. We do our clinical rotations in a lot of different hospitals. When I go into the real world I’m going to be really prepared because I’ve worked with a lot of different units and hospitals (in my clinical work).”
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)
Jenelle CaiazzaAdjunct Lecturer
Tina FitzgeraldAdjunct Lecturer
Jacalyn OravecAdjunct Lecturer
Melody SidorAdjunct Lecturer