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Students will master skills in patient assessment and treatment of cardiopulmonary diseases. These skills include life support, monitoring, drug administration, and treatment of patients of all ages in a variety of settings.
Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to take entry-level examinations from the National Board of Respiratory Care. Graduates may also take the Advanced Practitioner examination, which is required to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, clinics, doctor’s offices, nursing homes, education, industry and home care.
Respiratory Therapy, AAS - Program of Study - Course Information & Admissions Criteria
Southwestern Community College, CoARC program # 200364, offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in respiratory therapy at its Jackson Campus.
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, Texas 76021-4244