Major: Respiratory Therapy at Northern Virginia Community College

The Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy is part of the Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist program at Northern Virginia Community College

The curriculum is designed to prepare students to be effective members of the healthcare team in assisting with diagnosis, treatment, management, and preventive care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the entry-level and advanced practitioner examinations leading to certification as a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) and registration as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

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VCCS Plan Code:1810
CIP Code:51.0908

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