Released: April 4, 2016
Santa Fe Community College Respiratory Care Department Open House
Wednesday, April 27 | 3 to 6 p.m.
Get Started on Your Respiratory Care Degree at SFCC
Meet the Department April 27
Kaplan Testing Dates April 7 or April 28
Deadline to Apply May 2
SANTA FE, NM – Join faculty and staff members of Santa Fe Community College’s Respiratory Care Program for an open house on Wednesday, April 27 from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Health and Sciences Center, Room 433, 6401 Richards Ave. Locally, as well as nationally, there is increased demand for talented Respiratory Care Practitioners. Find out if the program is a good fit for you and take a tour of the college’s 4,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art simulation lab – one of the best in the country.
A Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) is a medical specialist who cares for people with lung and heart health issues. RCPs provide assessment, treatment, education, diagnostics and rehabilitation in acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient and diagnostic centers and in the home. A graduate of SFCC’s Respiratory Care Program is prepared to take the National Board for Respiratory Care credentialing exams. Earning more certifications or a bachelor’s degree will open additional opportunities for career advancement.
Those interested in applying for the fall 2016 Respiratory Care Program must take the Kaplan Admissions Test. Testing at the college’s Testing Center is scheduled for April 7 and April 28. For more information about the tests, please contact SFCC’s Testing Center at 505-428-1625. The application deadline for fall 2016 is Monday, May 2. Completed applications must be submitted to SFCC’s Respiratory Care Program in the Health and Sciences Center, Room 442. For application details, visit www.sfcc.edu.
For more than three decades, Santa Fe Community College has served as the gateway to success for individuals and the community. SFCC provides affordable, high quality educational programs that serve the social, cultural, technological and economic needs of a diverse community. The college serves more than 15,000 students per year in its credit, noncredit and adult education programs. For further information, visit the website or call 505-428-1000. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.