About Our Program
Do you like the idea of being a part of a dynamic team that makes critical decisions for patients? Then check out HFC's Respiratory Therapist program!
The Respiratory Therapist program is designed to provide you with with the skills you need to assess, gather data, make decisions and provide recommendations to physicians for respiratory patient care in a variety of clinical settings.
By the time you finish our program, you will have the scientific and professional knowledge necessary to make clinical decisions, effectively communicate with patients, physicians, and other medical personnel, and gain entry-level employment as a Respiratory Therapist.
HFC's Respiratory Therapist program is highly respected and recruited from in the State of Michigan, receiving Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success awards from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), and achieving an overall job placement of 100% for graduates actively seeking employment.
Our curriculum is designed to prepare you with the skills needed for immediate professional placement through a blend of foundational classroom learning and hands-on lab and clinical experience. You will have the opportunity to use our state-of-the-art laboratory simulation stations to practice using professional equipment and delivering patient care. You will also gain real clinical experience by rotating through various clinical sites, including general floor, intensive care, pediatric, and neonatal units.
Our program also provides you with opportunities for professional networking. Each spring, you will attend the Michigan Society for Respiratory Care Conference (MSRC), where you can speak with Respiratory Therapists from across the state.
FT Faculty - Respiratory Therapy
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