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Grant Provides New Technology for Respiratory Care

respiratory care students being instructed in class

Breathing is at the center of respiratory care. When new breathing technology becomes available, Volunteer State Community College works to bring it into the classroom. The Respiratory Care program recently received a $10,000 grant for a MetaNeb system. The educational grant was provided by the device manufacturer, Hill-Rom.

“The MetaNeb provides two therapies at once. It delivers medication, while also internally loosening up secretions by sending gentle pulsations into the patient’s lungs,” said program director Kim Christmon.