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Respiratory Therapy - School of Health, Math and Sciences

Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 2013 Catalog

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About the Program

Prepare for a fast-paced, in-demand career. Blend high-tech training with compassionate care as you gain the skills required to be a specialist in assessing and treating people with breathing and cardiopulmonary disorders. Work closely with doctors, nurses and other clinicians in emergency rooms, critical care units, diagnostic centers and in clinics and home health care organizations.

SFCC’s respiratory therapy program prepares you to become knowledgeable, competent, effective, and ethical respiratory care practioners consistent with the professional, community and employer expectations of registered respiratory therapists (RRT). Graduates will have demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).

Accreditation

SFCC’s Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. The Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care can be reached at (817) 283-2835 or at: 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244 and on the Web at www.coarc.com.

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Respiratory Therapy

For more information, please contact the Respiratory Therapy Program office, 505-428-1723, rebecca.jeffs@sfcc.edu.

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