Pulaski Technical College: two year community college in central Arkansas

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Respiratory Therapy

The Pulaski Technical College Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com).

Applicants to the Association of Applied Science degree program in Respiratory Therapy must be 18 years old. Applicants must complete 23 semester hours consisting of English Composition I and II, College Algebra, approved Science courses with labs, an approved Social Science course, and an introductory computer course. Speech Communication is strongly recommended. Specific course requirements may be found in the Pulaski Technical College catalog.

Acceptance into the Pulaski Technical College Respiratory Therapy Program is highly competitive with 24 students accepted each year. The professional component of the program begins in the Summer Extended semester each year and ends in May. After graduation, students will take national credentialing examinations and become a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

Classroom instruction is supplemented with clinical experience in area hospitals.

This program of study requires special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.


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