Respiratory Therapist Alternative titles: Cardiovascular Perfusionist, Cardiopulmonary Technologist

$33.00/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Take samples and specimens (blood-gas analyses, bronchial secretions, etc.).
  • Perform diagnostic testing (for example, pulmonary capacity and electrocardiogram).
  • Use respiratory therapy equipment, gas analyzers and medical gas systems.
  • Administer treatments: respiratory thearpy, aerosol, treatment by carbogen etc.
  • Provide assistance to patients.
  • Perform clinical surveillance.
  • Apply quality control procedures on treatment equipment.

Is it right for you?

  • You possess good analytical skills.
  • You have an aptitude for science.
  • You enjoy teamwork and working with the public.
  • You are empathetic and a good listener.

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Techniques d'inhalothérapie Program available in French only

Job Placement Rate
95% Job Placement Rate
5% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 2775h
33 months
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