Respiratory Therapy is an application profession that provides individual/client centered care. Clinical experiences provide students the opportunity to train and interact with professional members of the health care team.
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Students will rotate in each of the following areas: general care, diagnostics, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, home health care, sleep lab, intensive care, pediatric intensive care and neonatal intensive care. Clinical rotations are scheduled to include a minimum of 8 to 12 hour shifts. which will include starting times as early as 6 a.m. and evening hours. By completing all the clinical hours denoted in the clinical rotation schedule, students will be able to meet program outcomes and competencies.
The clinical facilities include:
Southeastern Regional Medical Center
Cape Fear Valley Medical Center
Moore Regional Hospital
Southeastern Home Medical Equipment
High-Smith Rainey Hospital
Columbus Regional Healthcare System
Bladen County Hospital
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Scotland Memorial Hospital