The A.A.S. in Respiratory Care will prepare the students to become a well- rounded professional and competent advanced respiratory therapist. The graduate will be eligible to take the National Board for Respiratory Care entry-level respiratory care practitioner examination to become a “Certified Respiratory Therapist” and the advanced level respiratory care practitioner examination to become a “Registered Respiratory Therapist.” Our professional credentialing organization is The National Board of Respiratory Care, NBRC.org.Information about the profession of respiratory care can be found at the American Association for Respiratory Care.This is a fully accredited program by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, CoARC. Here is the link where Information about accreditation and the student/graduate outcomes for all programs can be found.Successful completion of the program can lead to employment as a respiratory therapist in hospitals, clinics or home settings or branch off into research, sales, education or other career opportunities.
Pamela NugentProgram Directorpnugent1@ccc.edu(312) 850-7382Room 3509
George West Director of Clinical Education email@example.com(312) 850-7486Room 3515
Jane ReynoldsInstructorjreynolds@ccc.edu(312) 850-7354Room 3514