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CIP 2010

Detail for CIP Code 51.0908

Title: Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.

Definition: A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Action: No Substantive Changes

CIP Title or Definition Changed
CIP 2000 CIP 2010
Code Title Action Code Title
51.0908 Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist. No substantive changes 51.0908 Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
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