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Respiratory Therapy Studies (educational partnership with Bossier Parish Community College)

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The Respiratory Therapy program at Louisiana Delta Community College (Delta) is a cooperative effort between LDCC, Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC), the School of Allied Health Professions at LSU Health Sciences Center, and area hospital clinical affiliates to prepare graduates as competent Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs). Respiratory Therapy is a program employed with medical direction in the treatment, management, diagnostic evaluation, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. This program culminates in the Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy. Further information related to this exciting career may be found here.

LDCC students interested in becoming respiratory therapists must apply for admission to LDCC and meet all the associated requirements. LDCC students are able to complete 36 hours of general education courses at Delta as outlined below:

English 101 3 credit hours
English 102 3 credit hours
HSCI 110 (Medical Terminology) 3 credit hours
Social Science Elective 3 credit hours
MATH 110 (College Algebra) 3 credit hours
BIOL 221/223 (A&P I) 4 credit hours
BIOL 222/224 (A&P II) 4 credit hours
BIOL 210/211 (Microbiology) 4 credit hours
CHEM 101 (General)

3 credit hours

Humanities Elective 3 credit hours

PHSC 100 (Physical Science I)

*May be taken prior to or concurrent with enrollment during the first semester clinical program courses.* 

3 credit hours


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