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Due to unforeseen circumstances, all members of the Pima Community College (PCC) Governing Board will be attending the Board's March 8, 2023, Regular Meeting remotely. At the discretion of the Board Chair, PCC administrators and others making scheduled presentations to the Board may also be appearing remotely. Tonight's meeting will otherwise be conducted in a hybrid format as previously noticed, and members of the public may still attend in person at PCC's District Office, room C-105. During the "Public Comment-Call to the Audience" portion of tonight's meeting, public comments may still be made either remotely or in person. PCC staff will be on-site in room C-105 to assist members of the public attending in person who wish to address comments to the Board.
Respiratory therapist student with syringe

Program Goals

Respiratory Care AAS

Program Goals:

To prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practices as performed by Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs). 

These goals will be achieved by:

  • Admitting well-prepared applicants from diverse backgrounds
  • Promoting the professional growth, safety, and success of each student
  • Preparing students for the challenges of technological and socioeconomic changes in Respiratory Care and the health care environment
  • Facilitating articulation to advanced education in Respiratory Care and Allied Health Leadership
  • Adhering to the CoARC standards of competent performance
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