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Respiratory Care

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Program Options

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Information Sessions

We will post future session dates as soon as they are scheduled.

Attending an information session is an application requirement.

Questions?

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Role of the Respiratory Therapist

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What do they do?

Under supervision of a physician, the therapist:

  • Administers therapy
  • Performs diagnostic tests, pulmonary rehabilitation and patient education
  • Assures proper functioning of therapy equipment
  • Plays a major role in the treatment of critically ill patients

Our Mission

To prepare graduates to be successful, confident and competent professional therapists who provide excellent patient care.

Program Data

3-year time period being reported: January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2017

  • 95%: Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credentialing success
  • 93%: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credentialing success
  • 16%: Attrition
  • 87%: Job placement
  • 67: Total number of program enrollees during that period
  • 55: Total number of program graduates during that period

See the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) Programmatic Outcomes Data.

Accreditation

We are a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)-Accredited Respiratory Care Program.

  • Category: RRT-level program
  • Accreditation Status: Continuing Accreditation
  • Degree: Associate of Applied Science 

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Program Director

Donald Holt, M.A., RRT
817-515-2402
donald.holt@tccd.edu

Health Care Professions Advising

Advising Resource Hub

TRCF 2101A
817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated August 13, 2019