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Respiratory Care


This degree is preparation for licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner at the Advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist level. It focuses on diagnostic procedures, treatment, and management of patients with conditions affecting the cardiopulmonary system. Course work includes physical assessment, medical gas therapies, mechanical life support, airway care, pharmacology, neonatal/pediatric therapy, and specialized cardiopulmonary procedures. All degree major courses require a grade of “C” or better to remain in the program.

Degrees Offered

  • A.S. in Respiratory Care
  • Division Dean Narinedat Madramootoo (Interim)
  • Department Chair Lisa Ilaga
  • Phone (916) 484-8902