Robert   Tralongo

  • Educational Background
    • Certificate from NYU Medical Center - Bellevue Hospital School of Respiratory Therapy
    • BS Behavioral Sciences & Community - Health Mercy College
    • MBA Information Systems - Manhattan College
    • NYS License - Respiratory Therapist
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist
    • Certified Respiratory Therapist
    • Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist
    • Perinatal Pediatric Specialist
    • Certified Asthma Educator
    • Reviewer for numerous texts in Respiratory Care and Pharmacology
    • Item reviewer for nation board exams

  • Additional Information
    • Member of the Nassau County Medical Reserve Core
    • Founding member of the New York Downstate Association for Respiratory Therapy (NYDART)
    • Member of the American Association for Respiratory Care

    Respiratory therapists are key personnel in health care. Therapists are involved in many phases of patient care. The work is exciting, and deals with patients of all ages in many different settings. The Bureau of Labor lists respiratory care among the top 20 professions for growth in the next eight years. Starting salaries are in the 50K+ range.

    Favorite books:

    • Alas Babylon
    • DUNE