Sep 28, 2020  
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Non-credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2020-2021 Non-credit Catalog

Professional Respiratory Educator


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Program Description


The Professional Respiratory Educator program prepares students to challenge the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE) exam. Prevalence, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and tobacco use disorder will be covered. Emphasis will also be placed on techniques and strategies for educating clients experiencing these three common conditions.

Program Overview


Fast Facts


Your Career


Student Success


Credentials


Graduates of this program will receive a SAIT Professional Respiratory Educator Certificate of Completion.

Graduates of this program are eligible to challenge the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE) exam.

Accreditation


This program is recognized by the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) as meeting the requirements for eligibility to challenge the CNRC Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE) exam.

Professional Designations and Certifications


Progression


You have up to five years to complete all certificate courses. You must meet the graduation requirements as they exist at the time you register for your first course (see AC.3.1.1 Grading and Progression).

Admission Requirements


Admission requires applicants to possess a degree or diploma from a Canadian Network for Respiratory Care (CNRC) recognized healthcare profession.

Program Outline


Required Courses


  • RESP 102 - Respiratory Education  0 credits
  • RESP 002 - Tobacco Cessation  0 credits
  • RESP 001 - Foundational Health Education  0 credits

Elective Courses


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