College of Respiratory Therapy

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A College of Respiratory Care is a type of educational institution, or part thereof, providing education and training to become a fully qualified respiratory practitioner.[1] The nature of respiratory care education and respiratory practitioner qualifications varies considerably across the world.[2][3]

In Canada, "College of Respiratory Therapy" may refer to a provincial professional association, such as the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.

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  2. ^ Barnes TA, Gale DD, Kacmarek RM, Kageler WV (2010). "Competencies needed by graduate respiratory therapists in 2015 and beyond.". Respir Care. 55 (5): 601–16. PMID 20420732. 
  3. ^ Barnes TA, Kacmarek RM, Kageler WV, Morris MJ, Durbin CG (2011). "Transitioning the respiratory therapy workforce for 2015 and beyond.". Respir Care. 56 (5): 681–90. PMID 21276324. doi:10.4187/respcare.01169.