Ready to launch your career in the health care industry? Careers in Respiratory Health science are in high demand, and this demand will only increase as our population continues to grow and age. Respiratory therapy is practiced on patients of all ages with a wide array of disorders. This can include premature babies born with lungs that are not fully developed or elderly people who suffer from various lung and heart conditions. Breathing difficulty can be the result of chronic conditions such as asthma and emphysema, infections such as pneumonia or bronchitis, or smoke or chemical inhalation.
Courses in Respiratory Health include:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Acute Respiratory Infection Studies
- Gaseous Exchange
- Associated Pharmacology Treatment
Career advancement typically depends upon obtaining advanced degrees such as an online masters degree or an PhD. Healthcare management professionals require skills ranging from health services to communication, finance and business. As a result, many degree programs in healthcare management include a business degree. For example, many degree programs are offered as online business degrees in healthcare management.
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