Therapists provide life support for premature infants, give medical gases and aerosol medications, assure airway and bronchopulmonary hygiene, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and are responsible for life-support systems. Therapists also assess patients and perform diagnostic procedures that include measuring cardiopulmonary volumes, pressures, electrocardiograms and arterial blood gases.
Students in Respiratory Therapy program from The Ohio State University are encouraged to contact the Office of International Affairs to find study abroad experiences related to health care that can strengthen their applications to majors and graduate study programs.
Almost 100 percent of respiratory therapy graduates earn their Certified Respiratory Therapist credential, and over 90 percent earn their Registered Respiratory Therapist credential or equivalent speciality credential in pulmonary function technology, polysomnography or neonatal pediatrics.
Respiratory therapy has a projected job growth at almost twice the national average, including over 4,000 job openings annually.
Many recent graduates find jobs at major medical centers, in community hospitals and in children’s hospitals. Others work for home care providers, medical specialists, lung associations, colleges and universities, pharmaceutical companies, respiratory equipment manufacturers, and suppliers.
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- Students in this program are part of a small cohort of students that take courses together and receive individualized attention from faculty.
- The professional course work begins in the junior year and consists of five consecutive terms of enrollment, which includes one summer term, comprised of over 60 credit hours in respiratory therapy and professional supporting courses.
- The program also affords students opportunities to select clinical specialties such as neonatal and pediatric care, rehabilitation and continuing care, education, administration, noninvasive cardiac diagnostic testing, hyperbaric oxygen, sleep disorders, and pulmonary function laboratories.
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Successful completion of university preparatory courses
- High school performance (class rank or GPA), including participation in accelerated programs like Honors, AP and IB; Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for class rank or GPA
- Standardized test score (ACT or SAT); Ohio State does not have minimum requirements for ACT or SAT scores
- Ability and desire to contribute to and engage with a diverse campus community
- Experiences that demonstrate leadership or engaged involvement(e.g., co-curricular activities, work experiences or military service)
- Status as a first-generation university student
- High school performance if adversely affected by physical, mental or learning environment factors
International36430 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 36430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National33502 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 33502 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
In-State11508 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11508 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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