Respiratory Therapy from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology will feature simulation experience, with classroom and lab instruction, combined with clinical rotations in various hospital settings. The program features hands-on training in areas such as:
- human anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathophysiology
- airway management and cardiopulmonary testing, monitoring and resuscitation
- assessment of cardio-respiratory patient status; ventilator support; testing and evaluation of respiratory equipment
Registered respiratory therapists are responsible for assessment, therapeutic intervention and follow-up in a variety of clinical settings such as:
- critical care units
- operating rooms
- emergency departments
- hospital wards
- sleep laboratories
- pulmonary function laboratories
- hyperbaric oxygen programs
- community-based care programs
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Airway Management
- Medical Gas Therapy
- Professional Practice
- Patient Assessment
- Airway Management and Adjunctive Therapy
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.
DisciplinesPublic Health Human Medicine Health Sciences View 279 other Bachelors in Health Sciences in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
70% in each of: English 30-1 or English 30-2, Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30, Biology 30, Chemistry 30
Proof of English Language Proficiency
International27810 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 927 CAD per credit during 36 months.
National5880 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 196 CAD per credit during 36 months.
Living costs for Edmonton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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