Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care degree at St. Mary’s/Marshall University signifies the graduate is prepared for practice in respiratory care by meeting the technical standard requirements.
Technical standards refer to the physical, cognitive, and behavioral abilities required for satisfactory completion of the curriculum.
Students must be able to perform the scope of practice as outlined in national and state standards, including but not limited to:
All technical standards must be met with either reasonable accommodation or without accommodation. Respiratory care students must have the ability to:
Certain types of criminal offenses may result in an inability to receive professional licensure and job offers upon graduation. Before starting the program, students in this situation must speak with the Program Director to determine the extent of possible future difficulties with this issue.