Darton State College Health Sciences Department | Respiratory Care - Program Goals
Respiratory Care (0366)
“Respiratory Care” means the rendering of services to patients with deficiencies or abnormalities which affect the pulmonary and cardiac systems, and which services involve therapy, management, rehabilitation, diagnostic evaluation, education, or care of such patients with regard to such deficiencies or abnormalities. (State of Georgia, Respiratory Care Practices Act: Article 6; 43-34-142. Definitions)
The Darton College Respiratory Care Program prepares students to perform as Advanced Practitioners as evidenced by passing the National Board for Respiratory Care Advanced Practitioner (RRT) examination. Graduates of the Respiratory Care Program receive training in the following content areas that make up the NBRC advanced practitioner examination curriculum content matrix.
- 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.
The Darton State College Respiratory Care Program strives to provide high quality professional practitioners to meet the needs of patients and employers in our service area.
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To inquire about the Respiratory Care program, please contact Email: Allethea Brooks.
For questions regarding content, or for further information, please contact Email: Gwendolyn Barker.
Last Update: July 13, 2016 5:15 PM
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