Also called: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT), Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP), Respiratory Therapist (RT)
In the Air Force: Cardiopulmonary Laboratory; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Apprentice; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Craftsman; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Helper; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Journeyman; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Superintendent
In the Army: Respiratory Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Cardiopulmonary Laboratory
In the Marine Corps: Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Apprentice; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Craftsman; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Helper; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Journeyman; Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Superintendent; Respiratory Specialist
- Provide emergency care, such as artificial respiration, external cardiac massage, or assistance with cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
- Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
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