Accreditation Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care program, Associate in Science at the Dale Mabry campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
P.O. Box 54876
Hust, TX 76054-4876
Phone: 817.283.2835

Program Outcomes

Mission Statement
The Hillsborough Community College Respiratory Care Program will graduated competent and professional entry-level registry eligible therapists as defined by the AARC who can
Think critically
Be proactive and espouse in the advocacy of patients
Be professional in the workplace
Be effective in verbal and written communication.

Program Goal
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).

The Outlook
The need for Respiratory Care Professionals is expected to grow in the coming years due to the large increase in the elderly population; the impact of environmental problems that have already contributed to the yearly rise in the number of reported asthma cases; and technological advances in the treatment of heart attack, cancer, accident victims and premature babies.