The Respiratory Care program provides educational experiences and all coursework necessary to qualify graduates for credentialing exams offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) . Students desiring admission into the program must first meet the basic entrance requirements for Temple College. They then must file for admission to the Respiratory Care program.
To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs).
Degrees & Certificates
The Respiratory Therapist program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care .
CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an ‘outcomes based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented. Temple College is program #200193.
Admission into the Respiratory Care program requires the submission of a completed portfolio and an interview with the selection panel. You will receive the program application at the information session.
Information sessions are held in the Health Sciences Center, Room 1832.
Please contact Debbie Parten at email@example.com if attending. Dates are subject to change as Covid conditions change.
*Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
There are currently eleven active clinical affiliates that give students a broad range of experiences during on-site clinical training: