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Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR credits from the Interservice Respiratory Therapy program at Ft. Sam Houston.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 51 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the Interservice Respiratory Therapy program at Ft. Sam Houston. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful program completion. If you completed your program outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The program components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

Ft. Sam Houston IRTP
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
GMO 101 Medical Terminology1APS-1008/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
BIO 101 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology3BIO-2108/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
BIO 121 Introduction to Microbiology2BIO-2518/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
BIO 131 Growth and Development1PSY-2108/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 101 Respiratory Therapy Fundamentals I2RET-1018/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 102 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology6RET-1028/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 103 Respiratory Therapy Fundamentals II3RET-1038/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 104 Respiratory Pharmacology2RET-1048/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 105 Physical Assessment2RET-1058/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 106 Airway Management1RET-1068/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 107 Diagnostic Monitoring2RET-1078/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 108 Mechanical Ventilation4RET-1088/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 109 Pulmonary Pathologies2RET-1098/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 110 Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care2RET-1108/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
GMO 104 Basic Life Support1RET-1138/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
GMO 103 Basic Patient Assessment1RET-1148/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
GMO 102 Health Communication 1RET-1168/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 112 Survey of Research1RET-1198/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 204 Advanced Respiratory Pharmacology2RET-2048/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 207 Advanced Diagnostic Monitoring1RET-2078/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 208 Advanced Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation1RET-2088/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 214 Clinical II2RET-2148/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 224 Clinical III2RET-2348/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 234 Clinical IV2RET-2358/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 244 Clinical V2RET-2448/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM
RESP 254 Clinical VI2RET-2548/1/2010-12/31/2015 RESP.FTSAM

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How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students should contact the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S), Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas; phone (210) 808-4858; Fax: (210) 808-3771 to request their program transcript be sent to the Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608.


Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

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