UG First Batch of Respiratory Therapy Students Embark on Exchange Programme at University of Kansas Medical Centre

UG First Batch of Respiratory Therapy Students Embark on Exchange Programme at University of Kansas Medical Centre

Nine students and a faculty of the BSc. Respiratory Therapy Programme in the School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences have left the country for a month’s exchange programme at the University of Kansas Medical Centre in the United States of America.

Speaking prior to their departure, the Course Representative Ms. Dorothy Honny expressed appreciation on behalf of her colleagues to the Department, School Management, College Administration and especially Ecobank Ghana for their support towards the travel and assured their preparedness to improve the skills and competencies through this opportunity.

The Programme Coordinator, Dr. Esther Brobbey reminded the students that the exchange programme was part of their clinical training hence they should take full advantage and learn hard. She urged them to be good ambassadors of the University.

The BSc. Respiratory Therapy is a newly introduced four-year Bachelor of Science degree programme at the school of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana. The programme aims to produce professionals of the highest standards to manage and care for patients with cardiopulmonary (heart and lung) diseases and their associated complications. It is the first of its kind in Ghana and West Africa.

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