# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Respiratory Therapy II Task 1423769754

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research requirements for continuing education and specializations in respiratory therapy.


Research should include
  • the difference between attending an accredited and a nonaccredited program
  • academic and clinical requirements (associate degree required for licensure)
  • ensuring that transfer requirements between programs may vary
  • special modalities
  • postgraduate programs
  • maintaining continuing education requirements after licensure.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the difference between national and regional accreditation?
  • How many hours of continuing education do you need for recertification?
  • Who would approve continuing education credits?
  • What are the requirements for clinical and academic courses?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


Determine academic subject matter, in addition to high school graduation requirements, necessary for pursuing a health science career.

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