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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 courses including:
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 laboratory.
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 pediatrics 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
Tina FitzgeraldAdjunct Lecturer
Jacalyn OravecAdjunct Lecturer
Melody SidorAdjunct Lecturer