Respiratory Care

sticks and flowers shaped to form lungs

SCI Alberta offers a course on respiratory care. This course educates participants about illnesses and conditions that can affect breathing, and describes practical ways to assist someone who is experiencing breathing difficulty. Upon completion of the course, participants will understand the purpose and mechanics of breathing. Participants will be able to identify a variety of disabling conditions that affect respiration, including: spinal cord injuries, viruses, pneumonia, obstructive disorders, and neuromuscular disorders. Participants will be able to recognize how disability can affect breathing issues. Participants will learn strategies to ease and improve breathing. Cost: $59.95