Respiratory Care Technology
Respiratory care is the allied health profession that cares for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. The respiratory therapist sees a diverse group of patients ranging from newborn and pediatric patients to adult and elderly. Disease states or conditions often requiring respiratory care include asthma, emphysema, chronic obstructive lung disease, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis, infant respiratory distress syndrome and conditions brought on by shock, trauma or postoperative surgical conditions.
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RCT Program Faculty
MS. MEGAN C. ASHKER
Position: Instructor of Respiratory Care Technology
Address: 324E George Mylander Hall
MR. HOSSEIN GHARANFOLI
Position: Lecturer of Respiratory Care Technology
Address: 321A George Mylander Hall
MS. CAROL PUDER
Position: Director of Clinical Education for Respiratory Care Technology
Address: 324C George Mylander Hall
MR. RODDY C. ROARK
Position: Senior Lecturer of Respiratory Care Technology
Director of Respiratory Care Technology Program
Address: 328 C George Mylander Hall
Upon completion of the associate degree, students in Respiratory Care Technology are expected to be able to:
- The ability to comprehend that body of technical information according to nationally accepted standards as being related to the role and scope of practice for the advanced respiratory care practitioner, and to utilize and apply that knowledge appropriately in the diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and management of patients;
- The ability to perform all of the clinical procedural skills associated with the role and scope of practice of the advanced respiratory care professional;
- The set of personal behaviors expected of the advanced respiratory care professional.
Accreditation and/or Program/Cluster Review
Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
The Respiratory Care Technology program is accredited by the Commission on for Respiratory Care (CoARC) and is in good standing. For more information, click here.
Professional Licensure (If applicable)
Bowling Green State University programs leading to licensure, certification and/or endorsement, whether delivered online, face-to-face or in a blended format, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio.
Requirements for licensure, certification and/or endorsement eligibility vary greatly from one profession to another and from state to state. The Respiratory Care Technology program requires professional licensure. For more information, click here.
Gainful Employment (If applicable)
Under the Higher Education Act Title IV disclosure requirements, an institution must provide current and prospective students with information about each of its programs that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.
The Respiratory Care Technology program is not a recognized occupation that requires a Gainful Employment disclosure.