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Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

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Respiratory Therapy at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)

Respiratory Therapists are dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and education of patients with heart and lung disorders. As a Respiratory Therapist, the student work with patients of all ages, from infants and children to adults and geriatrics. The Respiratory Therapist is a crucial life-saving and life-supporting professional, and NAIT graduates will be well equipped to work in a wide variety of hospital and health care settings.

Hands-on, industry-relevant training

Students learn to plan and implement diagnostic procedures for patients suffering from a wide range of heart and lung disorders. This 3-year diploma program will feature simulation experience, with classroom and lab instruction, combined with clinical rotations in various hospital settings. The program features hands-on training in areas such as:

  • human anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and pathophysiology
  • airway management and cardiopulmonary testing, monitoring and resuscitation
  • assessment of cardio-respiratory patient status; ventilator support; testing and evaluation of respiratory equipment
Level Diploma
Discipline Medicine and Health Sciences
Duration 36 months
Intakes Jan, Sep
Application Fees CAD 0
Tuition Fees CAD 23190
Admission Requirements
Language proficiency (minimum)
IELTS 6
TOEFL 80
PTE 58
Duolingo 115
Exam proficiency (minimum)
SAT Not Required / Waiver
ACT Not Required / Waiver
GRE Not Required / Waiver
GMAT Not Required / Waiver
Requirements

Minimum GPA - 50%

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QS Ranking

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THE Ranking

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