B. Sc. in Respiratory Therapy is an Undergraduate Program offered by Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences. Respiratory Therapy is a relatively new branch of Allied Health Sciences and a profession devoted to the scientific application of technology in order to assist in the diagnosis, treatment, management and care of patients with cardiopulmonary and associated disorders. Respiratory Therapists are important members of modern healthcare teams.
Respiratory Therapy did not exist as a separate stream even a few decades ago. Due to increasing pollution level a lot of people suffer from various respiratory disorders. The increasing pollution level in the atmosphere and other genetic disorders lead to severe lung problems. Asthma and Bronchitis are the commonly known respiratory diseases. The curriculum is developed to educate students to transform them to highly skilled Respiratory therapist. In addition they are also given orientation in Research and education.