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Respiratory Care

About Respiratory Care

Breathing is a privilege many of us may take for granted. However, those with cardiopulmonary diseases know just how hard breathing can be. At SDSU, you can become a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and help patients breathe easier.

 

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BREATHE-SD Scholarship for Students Pursuing the A.S in Respiratory Care

BREATHE-SD is a HRSA grant-funded project focused on increasing and strengthening the respiratory care and public health workforce in South Dakota.

Through BREATHE-SD, half-tuition scholarships are available to students pursuing an A.S. in Respiratory Care at SDSU. All A.S. degree requirements also count toward the B.S. in Respiratory Care.

There is no separate application for the BREATHE-SD scholarship; simply apply to the A.S. in Respiratory Care and you will be automatically considered for the half-tuition BREATHE-SD scholarship.

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The Respiratory Care Program offers associate and baccalaureate respiratory care degrees, to prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective learning domains of respiratory care practice, as performed by Registered Respiratory Therapists. 

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Meet Marissa Trosen, Director of Clinical Education for Respiratory Care

On Feb. 6, I began my new role as director of clinical education for the respiratory care program. I am elated to join the team here at SDSU, and I look forward to positively impacting student success and the respiratory therapy profession.

SDSU’s BREATHE-SD project to improve respiratory care and public health in South Dakota featured on The Prairie-Doc

The BREATHE-SD project was recently featured on a segment of The Prairie-Doc, which airs on SDPB. BREATHE-SD is a new grant-funded project to increase the respiratory therapy and public health workforce in South Dakota.

SDSU respiratory care scholarship fund grows

Scholarship support for the respiratory care program at South Dakota State University grew by $10,000 this fall thanks to awards from the National Board for Respiratory Care.