Terry L. Forrette, MHS, RRT, FAARC

Adjunct Associate Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science

Educational Background:

Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1983
M.H.S., Health Science
Our Lady of Holy Cross, 1978
B.S., Allied Health Science
Madison Area Technical College, Wisconsin, 1973
A.S., Respiratory Therapy

Primary Teaching Areas:

Adult education and learning strategies
Adult mechanical ventilation and trauma
Indirect Calorimetry
Physiologic Monitoring


Selected Publications:

Forrette, T.L. (2015) Mechanical Ventilators: Ventilator Graphics. In Cairo J.M. (ed.), Pilbeams Mechanical Ventilation, 6th Ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby, 142-159.

Forrette, T.L., Greiffenstein P., Zamjahn J. (2015). Multimodal strategies improve compliance with lung-protec­tive ventilation guidelines. Resp Care 60(10).

Forrette, T.L., Greiffenstein P. (2014). Lack of Compliance with a Lung-Protective Protocol Not Due to Inaccurate Height Measurements. Resp Care 59(10).

Forrette, T.L. (2013) Obesity Affects Work of Breathing During Spontaneous Breathing Trials Using Proportional Assist Ventilation (abstract). Resp Care 58(10):1731

Forrette, T.L. (2013). Mechanical Ventilators: General Use Devices. In Cairo J.M. (ed), Mosby's Respiratory Care Equipment, 9th Ed., St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby, 421-460.

Professional Organizations:

American Association for Respiratory Care
Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care