Respiratory Therapy Program at University of Kansas

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Respiratory Therapy Program

A respiratory therapy degree program at University of Kansas offers students instruction in assisting and administering respiratory care procedures for patients and developing respiratory care plans under the supervision of physicians. In addition, students learn to supervise personnel, operate equipment, and maintain accurate records while consulting with other healthcare professionals. Students that graduate from the respiratory therapy degree program will have full knowledge in subjects like pathology of the respiratory system, clinical medicine, and therapeutic procedures, and be able to employ this knowledge to help respiratory patients. Get more details below including other Kansas colleges that offer respiratory therapy program.

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Students Enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas offers a bachelor's degree program in respiratory therapy.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male8
Female10

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic2
White9

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Respiratory Therapy program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Respiratory Therapists

Description

Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, respiratory therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 27.7% from 2010 to 2020

Respiratory Therapy Technicians

Description

Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, respiratory therapy technicians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 4.1% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Respiratory Therapy Programs in Kansas

Respiratory Therapy programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Washburn University

Topeka, KS
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)
  • Radiologic Technology (A)

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Polysomnography (A)

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

Labette Community College

Parsons, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)
  • Radiologic Technology (A)

Newman University

Wichita, KS
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)

Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

Liberal, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)

Northwest Kansas Technical College

Goodland, KS
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

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