Respiratory care offers assistance in pulmonary health care in the areas of prevention, diagnosis and management of patients with cardiopulmonary problems

Respiratory therapists work as members of the health care team in a variety of areas: medical-surgical units, the Burn Center, all intensive care units, pulmonary laboratory, sleep disorders center, blood gas/electrolyte analysis, bronchoscopy assists, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, patient discharge planning, patient/family instruction for home care and outpatient clinics