Theresa Lee Knize, CRTT, Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician with Kindred Healthcare.

Get to know Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician Theresa Lee Knize, who serves the population of St. Louis, Missouri.

Theresa Lee Knize is a a Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician by the National Board for Respiratory Care, where she is also a professional member. Additionally she is a member of the American Association for Respiratory Care.

The National Board for Respiratory Care mission is promoting excellence in respiratory care by awarding credentials based on high competency standards. The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is the leading national and international professional association for respiratory care. The AARC encourages and promotes professional excellence, advances the science and practice of respiratory care, and serves as an advocate for patients and their families, the public, the profession and the respiratory therapist.

Theresa currently practices with Kindred Healthcare. At Kindred, they provide care and support in the most appropriate care setting for those recovering from illness or injury. Whether you’re receiving care in our hospital, one of their rehab facilities, or even at home, they’re here to ensure you recover to the fullest extent possible.

Respiratory therapy is best described as the assessment and treatment of patients with both acute and chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system. Today’s respiratory therapists have demanding responsibilities related to patient care and serve as vital members of the healthcare team. Respiratory therapists must have a broad knowledge of the pathophysiology of the cardiopulmonary system and the complex procedures required to properly diagnose and treat patients, from the very young to the very old.

Theresa attributes attributes her professional success to being a caregiver and truly finding enjoyment in taking care of patients.

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