Respiratory therapists assist physicians in the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with respiratory and cardiopulmonary disorders. They are employed in hospitals, extended care facilities, public health centres and respiratory home care companies. (National Occupational Classification)
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Visit U of M's faculty and department homepage to learn about program application deadlines and processes, as well as additional in-house resources and opportunities. Ergonomics may be pursued with either a Bachelor of Kinesiology or a Master of Occupational Therapy depending on the work environment desired.
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Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained RTs
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Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - Advance Healthcare Network
Date modified: October 25, 2018