This program aims to familiarize individuals with the different areas of intervention related to the profession: respiratory therapy, anesthesia and cardiorespiratory function. Graduates will have the skills and knowledge required to perform duties related to respiratory care, emergency care and intensive care and be capable of testing cardiopulmonary function and anesthesia, among adults as well as children and newborns.
The technical component of the Respiratory Technology program aims to:
prepare individuals to practise their profession in the most competent manner possible; in other words, give them the skills and knowledge required to properly carry out the tasks and duties required of them and obtain satisfactory results from the moment they enter the job market
ensure that individuals can successfully integrate the professional sphere, most notably through knowledge of the job market in general and the specific context of their chosen profession
foster the individual’s professional skills and knowledge
foster career mobility by giving individuals the ability to manage their careers
Graduates will generally have daytime work schedules, but can also be called upon to work in the evening or at night in different social service facilities (hospitals, seniors’ residences, local community centres, etc.) and when providing home care. Possibilities for advancement are good.