BSC RESPIRATORY CARE TECHNOLOGY
Respiratory Therapists are trained to aid physicians in the evaluation, diagnosis and care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems. Such patients include those with emphysema, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, cardiac failure and chest trauma. Therapists perform a variety of procedures such as: Giving medication and aerosol therapy, Pulmonary function tests, Oxygen therapy, Blood gas determinations, Airway management, Mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Therapists serve as members of cardiac arrest and trauma admission teams or home care providers. They are committed to respiratory wellness and disease prevention and often are founded ministering family asthma and tobacco cessation programs.
Respiratory Care Therapists are hired in different positions in the healthcare sector. They are usually hired in hospitals expecially in intensive care units (ICU), critical care units (CCU), neonatal intensive care units (NICU), maternity intensive care units (MICU)
What is Respiratory Care?
A Respiratory Care Technician diagnose, monitor and treat patients with breathing problems. They also obtain and analyze blood gas samples, measure lung function and study sleep patterns.
The student must be passed a two year Pre-University examination/ 12th/ Plus Two education with English as one of the subjects and also Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects, who has a minimum aggregate marks of 45%.
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)