Mission/Purpose/Goals - RPT

PURPOSE STATEMENT

To prepare students as competent registry-level respiratory therapists through a comprehensive didactic, laboratory and clinical curriculum following the accreditation requirements of CoARC.

PROGRAM GOAL

To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

PROGRAM MISSION

Upon completion of the program, graduates will demonstrate:

1. The ability to comprehend, apply and evaluate information relevant to their role as an advanced respiratory therapist. (Cognitive domain)
2. The technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill their role as an advanced respiratory therapist. (Psychomotor domain)
3. Personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations as an advanced respiratory therapist. (Affective domain)