Respiratory Therapy (RRT) DepartmentsArts & Sciences Associate of Arts Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathway (OGTP) to an Associate of Arts in Business Associate of Science Business Accounting Certificate Business Management – Accelerated Business Management (ASAP) Business Management – [Degree & Certificate] Business Management – Accounting Option Business Management – Agribusiness Option Business Management – Human Resource Management Option Business Management – Marketing Media Business Management – Real Estate Option Business Management – Supply Chain/Logistics Management Option Office Administration Degree Office Administration [Medical Option] Engineering Electrical Engineering Technology Robotics & Automation Engineering Technology Degree Electrical Engineering Technology – Alternative Energy Option Mechanical Engineering Technology Healthcare Coding & Reimbursement [Option Within HIT] Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Exercise Science [Certificate] HIT – Clinical Health Informatics Health Information Technology (HIT) Medical Assisting Certificate Medical Billing and Coding [Certificate] Medical Laboratory Technology Nurse Aide Training (STNA) [External Certification] Nursing RN Advanced Standing (LPN, Paramedic, Military Medic) to RN Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Phlebotomy/ Medical Laboratory Assistant [Certificate] Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Radiologic Technology (RT) Respiratory Therapy (RRT) Surgical Technology Information Technology CIT – Cyber Security IT External Certification CIT – Software Development Technology [Degree & Certificate] CIT – Networking Option CIT – Networking Certificate CIT – Web Development [Certificate] Public Service Criminal Justice Criminal Justice – Probation Officer Option Human and Social Services – Addiction Studies Option [Degree and Certificate] Human & Social Services Law Enforcement Degree Helpful LinksApply Co-Ops & Internships Scholarships Tuition & Fees Program Description The Program – Respiratory Therapy Technology: Partnership Program at North Central State College and Rhodes State College This is a partnership program between Marion Technical College, North Central State College, and Rhodes State College. The program is designed to prepare students as competent advanced-level respiratory therapists who provide respiratory care for patients with heart and lung disorders, under the direction of a licensed physician. Students in the program receive instruction in classroom sessions, lab practices, and field clinical experience. The scope of practice includes general care, neonatal critical care, pediatric critical care, adult trauma care, diagnostic testing, rehabilitation, home care, education, and research. The Partnership Students can enroll at North Central State College or Rhodes State College while attending Marion Technical College (MTC) with the help of distance education formats such as live video teleconferencing, podcasting, and other distance modalities. MTC students can take their general education core courses at MTC and become enrolled in the respiratory care program at either college with a reduction in travel due to the use of distance education. Clinical education experiences may be available in the Marion area as well. Important Information for Program Student Handbook Help patients breathe easier as a respiratory therapist. It opens doors to jobs in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, physicians’ offices, and more. You can also work in education, research, or medical sales. Your Degree Associate of Applied Science An associate degree is awarded from North Central State College or Rhodes State College upon successful completion of the program. Students are eligible to take the national board exams to become a licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Both college Respiratory Care programs are fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Courses for transfer from Marion Technical College ALH1110 Medical Terminology CHM1000 General & Biological Chemistry ENG1000 English Composition I ENG1400 Oral Communications MTH1230 Quantitative Reasoning or MTH1240 Statistics SCI 1200 Anatomy & Physiology I SCI 1250 Anatomy & Physiology II SCI 1300 Microbiology SOC 1200 Sociology Information subject to change without notice Career Information Check out career choices at Career Coach. Application Process Limited Enrollment To apply for acceptance into the Respiratory Care program, your application file should contain the following: American College Test (ACT) composite score of 18-21; other appropriate test scores/developmental coursework. A minimum 2.5 accumulative grade point average (GPA) for any previous college course work at the time of selection and matriculation. Must have basic computer skills prior to admission to the program. This can be satisfied through the successful completion of the Technology Skills Test (TST). Complete 16 hours of observation with a respiratory care practitioner in a hospital of the applicant’s choice. Appointments with the hospital are made by the applicant. Complete an interview with the Respiratory Care Program chairperson or director of clinical education. Results of a physical examination including laboratory tests and completion of required immunizations before actual clinical course work can be started. The Respiratory Care program also has technical standards for which all students must be capable of. These standards specify the skills necessary to participate in learning activities and professional practice. To meet the expanding requirements of our clinical affiliates, students will be required to submit to drug screening. Positive drug screens will result in dismissal from all clinical courses and consequently from the program. A Limited Permit from the Ohio Respiratory Care Board must be obtained. This process includes a criminal background check. The Limited Permit must be maintained throughout to graduation. Complete an American Heart Association, BLS, Health Care Provider, CPR course prior to clinical course work. Must be maintained through to graduation. Complete a mandatory criminal background check. Anyone with a prior felony and/or some misdemeanors are at risk of being dismissed from the program. A positive criminal record may also prevent an individual from obtaining a license to practice. If required, college foundation courses are available to help you meet any specialized program admission requirements. Program Accreditation This program is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), and the Commission on Accreditation of Health Technologies Education Programs (CAAHEP). Inquiries regarding accreditation should be directed to: The Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC),1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021 (800-874-5615) The program has been accredited since its inception in 1980. Information subject to change without notice. Qualification Requirements In addition to the general admission requirements for all students, the following specific requirements have been established for Respiratory Care applicants, click here to view these requirements. For More Information, Contact: Admission Office Marion Technical College 1467 Mt. Vernon Ave. Marion, OH 43302 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 740.389.4636 Degree Curriculum Faculty Sorry no post found.