Department of Cardiorespiratory Care
"The Department of Cardiorespiratory Care strives toward fresh approaches to courses in the curriculum. Emphasis is placed on developing graduates to function as professionals in various healthcare venues wherein the practice of respiratory therapy occurs."
Welcome to the website of the Department of Cardiorespiratory Care at the University
of South Alabama. Whether you are a student enrolled at the University of South Alabama,
or someone who would like more information about the Cardiorespiratory Care Program
or the profession of respiratory therapy, thank you for logging on to our web site.
We would like you to receive the information you are seeking. Our web site contains
much information. However, if you have questions that remain unanswered, or would
prefer to speak with a faculty or staff member personally, please contact us. You
may also send us an e-mail if you like.
Our Department is proud of its 32-year tradition teaching respiratory therapy and cardiovascular technology. Our students receive didactic, laboratory and clinical education in every facet of respiratory therapy. The areas taught in cardiovascular technology are cardiac catheterization, echocardiography, and electrocardiography.
Our graduates are highly sought and recruited by employers because our graduates possess in-depth knowledge and fine-tuned clinical skills. Hospitals from across the country call to inquire about our multi-skilled and multi-competent graduates.
The faculty provides a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you achieve your academic and career goals. They also provide a friendly, personal, and encouraging atmosphere where you can learn how to care for patients who suffer from pulmonary and cardiac diseases.