COVID-19 highlights the expertise of respiratory therapists
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
By Kate Hunger
Respiratory therapists are crucial members of health care teams around the world treating patients with COVID-19.
Setting up, adjusting and monitoring patients needing ventilators takes specialized training, noted School of Health Professions Dean David Shelledy, Ph.D., RRT, FAARC, FASAHP.
Ventilators have become highly complex, a fact that is not broadly known, said Respiratory Care Program Director and Associate Professor Richard Wettstein, MMEd, RRT, FAARC. view more