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CRT to RRT

A CRT to RRT Completion Program is an educational program designed to meet the needs of the practicing respiratory therapist who, having completed an accredited (100-level) respiratory care program is returning to school to complete a 200-level program in order to meet eligibility requirements for the NBRC RRT examination. The emphasis in CRT to RRT completion program is on teaching the didactic, laboratory, and clinical competencies required of a registered respiratory therapist (RRT). CRT to RRT students would be classified as Advanced Placement in the Respiratory Care Program.

Miami Dade College Medical Campus School of Health Sciences

General Education Courses
Course Course Title Credit Hours
BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 credits
BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I 1 credit
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 credits
BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II 1 credit
ENC 1101 English Composition I 3 credits
CHM 1033 Chemistry for Health Science 3 credits
PHI2604 Critical Thinking/Ethics 3 credits
CLP 1006 Psychology of Personnel Effectiveness 3 credits
SPC 1026 Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 credits

* CGS 1060 - Introduction to Microcomputer Usage: This course must be satisfied for completion of the Associate in Science Degree. Course satisfaction can be accomplished through examination or by successful class attendance in the course

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RET 2284 Principles of Mechanical Ventilation 2 credits
RET 2284L Principles of Mechanical Ventilation Laboratory 2 credits
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RET 2264 Advanced Modalities and Monitoring 2 credits
RET 2714 Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care 2 credits
RET 2714L Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care Laboratory 1 credits
RET 2834 Respiratory Care Clinic 3 8 credits
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RET 2414 Pulmonary Studies 2 credits
RET 2414L Pulmonary Studies Laboratory 1 credit
RET 2601 Respiratory Care Seminar 2 credits
RET 2835 Respiratory Care Clinic 4 8 credits