Welcome to MSU Respiratory Care
Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) is a licensed individual trained in providing care to patients with heart and lung disorders. There are more than 100,000 RCPs in the United States. RCPs work in hospitals; transitional care facilities, nursing homes, home health agencies, specialized care hospitals and physician's offices. Patients who receive care from an RCP range in age from new borns to the most senior members of society. Respiratory Care Practitioners are trained in the diagnostic evaluation of lung function and therapeutic procedures that help maintain good lung health.
To prepare leaders for the field of respiratory care by including curricular content that includes objectives related to acquisition of skills in one or more of the following: management, education, research, advanced clinical practice (which may include an area of clinical specialization).
The respiratory care program at Midwestern State University is accredited through the
M.S.U. offers two points of entry into the
Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Care (BSRC) degree program:
Entry to BSRC & Registered Respiratory Therapist to BSRC (RRT-to-BSRC)
Jennifer Gresham Ed.D., RRT-NPS
Tammy Kurszewski MEd, RRT
Patrick Helton MS, RRT-NPS, RPFT
Randy Case MA, RRT
Erica Judie MA, RRT
Ann Medford MA, RRT-NPS