About Macon State
Respiratory Therapy Faculty: Front L to R: Beth Brown, Associate Professor, Lynn Ingle, Assistant Professor; Back Row L to R: Teri Miller, Chair, Charles Matson, Assistant Professor, Jimmy Colquitt, Director of Clinical Education
Respiratory Therapy is a health care profession dedicated to the care, management, and life-support of individuals having deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system. The Respiratory Therapist is an expert in the use of therapeutic and diagnostic aids to respiration. He or she must have a working knowledge of chemistry, microbiology and physiology as well as the theory and practice of respiratory therapy.
The Respiratory Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Graduates will be eligible to take the Certification Respiratory Therapy (CRT) exam. Upon successful completion of the Certification Exam, graduates will be eligible to take the Registered Respiratory Therapist exam administered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC). Application must be made for State Licensure (Georgia State Composite Medical Board) to work in the State of Georgia.
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The Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy does not require an application.