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Respiratory Therapy Program (RESP)

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree
Occupational Title: Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapists perform procedures that are both diagnostic and therapeutic. They care for patients who have trouble breathing from a chronic respiratory disease, such as asthma or emphysema or who need emergency care. Respiratory Therapists may work in acute care hospitals, home care environments, or sub-acute or chronic care facilities, such as nursing homes. RCPs are also employed in physician’s offices, home health agencies, and medical equipment companies. [Learn more on Respiratory Therapy]

Medical Laboratory Technology (CLAB)

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree
Occupational Title: Clinical Laboratory Technician

Associate degree clinical laboratory technicians/medical laboratory technicians perform all the routine tests in an up-to-date medical laboratory and can demonstrate discrimination between closely similar items and correction of errors by the use of preset strategies. The technician has knowledge of specific techniques and instruments and is able to recognize factors that directly affect procedures and results. The technician also monitors quality assurance procedures. [Learn more on Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology]

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program (DMSD)

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree
Occupational Title: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer

The diagnostic medical sonographer provides patient services using medical ultrasound (high-frequency sound waves that produce images of internal structures). Working under the supervision of a physician responsible for the use and interpretation of ultrasound procedures, the sonographer helps gather sonographic data to diagnose a variety of conditions and diseases, as well as monitor fetal development. [Learn more on Diagnostic Medical Sonography]

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Contact Information

Maddie Josephs
Tel: 401-333-7418 

Flanagan Campus  Room 2380
2nd Floor Faculty Offices 
Tel: 401-333-7252
Fax: 401-333-7441

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Last Updated: 1/29/19