Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Also called: Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT), Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT), Respiratory Technician, Respiratory Therapy Technician (RTT)
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
In the Navy: Respiratory Therapy Technician
- Work with patients in areas such as the emergency rooms, neonatal or pediatric intensive care, or surgical intensive care, treating conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis, or pneumonia.
- Monitor patients during treatment and report any unusual reactions to the respiratory therapist.
- Keep records of patients' therapy, completing all necessary forms.
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
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