Respiratory therapists (RTs) work in cooperation with physicians caring for patients with a wide range of breathing disorders including asthma, emphysema, pneumonia and lung infections, cystic fibrosis, and breathing difficulties due to premature birth.
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"It’s hard to think about anything else when you can’t breathe. Not being able to breathe focuses the mind."
- Ted Koppel
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The RT program in the Lewis College holds a unique distinction; our graduates hold a decade-long 100 percent first-time pass rate on the RRT licensure examination and have been recognized by the accrediting body since 2012.
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Mission & Vision
Our mission is to prepare competent respiratory therapists and future leaders in the profession of respiratory care. Our vision is to be a top nationally regarded university-based program for respiratory therapy education in the United States.
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Georgia State University
P.O. Box 4019
Atlanta, GA 30302-4019
Respiratory therapy is now requiring undergraduate applicants to take the TEAS Allied Health (formally known as the Hobet).
Testing is held at Georgia State, and it will be a computerized proctored test for those applying to the program. View TEAS exam information here.