Concorde in Memphis – Advanced Respiratory Therapy
an Advanced Respiratory Therapist, you deal with one of the
critical life-sustaining functions of the human body – breathing.
Our Advanced Respiratory Therapy Program is designed for those
of you that have passed the NBRC Entry Level Exam and completed
62 semester hours of college credit. This program opens more
doors within your profession. Some hospitals require the advanced
credentials in order to work with neonates or in intensive
care settings. By increasing knowledge in the field, you increase
your chances of acquiring the better jobs.
As an Advanced Respiratory Therapist, you will deal with life
and death issues on a daily basis. You will conduct diagnostic
testing procedures and administer treatments to improve patients’
breathing, as well as implement and monitor life support equipment.
You will diagnose and manage heart/lung deficiencies and abnormalities,
and use sophisticated equipment to measure lung function and
monitor heart functions. You might treat newborns, trauma
victims, drowning victims, and patients suffering from asthma,
bronchitis, coronary heart disease, emphysema, and pneumonia.
Our Advanced Respiratory Therapy Program is 24 weeks long.
In addition to the realistic laboratory environment Concorde
provides, we also offer a hands-on working experience in various
hospital settings called clinical rotations. Our Advanced
Respiratory Therapy program provides 180 hours of clinical
Teaching and Instruction
and Airway Management
Blood Gas Analysis
and CPR Team
affects on the respiratory patient
work primarily in hospital and clinical environments.
Physicians offices and clinics
Function and Sleep Labs
Hospitals and Research Facilities
Sales, Repair, and Manufacturing
We could tell you… “Absolutely.” But, what we
prefer to do is to encourage you to do the research yourself.
Get a copy of your local newspaper and read through the allied
health job listings. Look for your potential job category
and see for yourself how many great opportunities will be
available to you when you complete your Concorde training.
Jump online and search some of the excellent job resource
websites for opportunities in your field. The jobs are out
there… so don’t wait any longer if you want to work in allied
health. Come to Concorde and we’ll prepare you quickly and
thoroughly for your new career.
Career College Advanced Respiratory Therapy
Program Certificate of Completion
of this program will be eligible to take the National
Board of Respiratory Care Registred
(RRT) Exam (written and clinical
of this program will hold Healthcare Provider CPR
certification from the American
We know how important this question is to most of you. We
have found that our program costs may change slightly with
each new session. For that reason, we are unable to provide
cost information on our website. We are, however, very happy
to discuss our current program costs with you personally.
Please give us a call anytime. Just tell your Representative
that you visited our website and would like information about
If you have questions about financial aid, your Representative
will tell you all about excellent Financial
Aid staff who are here specifically to help you fund your