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Program Goals

Goals of the Central Virginia Community College Respiratory Therapy Program

  1. To certify graduate students who can safely perform entry-level and advanced-level respiratory procedures as specified by the current role delineation of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
  2. To provide graduates with entry-level and advanced-level knowledge pertinent to respiratory therapy as assessed by the graduates' performance on the CRT and RRT Examination of the National Board for Respiratory Care.
  3. To provide graduates with professional role models consistent with the "Code of Ethics" of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
  4. To provide graduates with a foundation this will allow them to improve skills and knowledge following graduation.
  5. To provide the community with responsible respiratory therapy therapists who interact appropriately with the changing health care system.


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Central Virginia
Community College

3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Phone: 434.832.7818

Located in Amherst, Room 2118