Doña Ana Community College DACC Home Click Here for NMSU

MyNMSU • Canvas • Phone Directory • Intranet • Outlook Web Access

Search with Bing™

Program Goals

Goal: To prepare students as competent Registered Respiratory Therapy Practicioners (RRT)

Cognitive Domain: Upon successful completion of this program, the student will demonstrate the ability to recall, apply, and analyze information to his or her role as a Registry Eligible Respiratory Therapist.

Psychomotor Domain: Upon successful completion of this program, all students will demonstrate the technical skills necessary to function as a Registry Eligible Respiratory Therapist.

Affective Domain: Upon successful completion of this program, all students will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations of a Registry Level Respiratory Therapist.

Keeping in line with the college's mission of providing educational opportunities to a diverse community of learners in support of workforce and economic development, the program aims to prepare all students to become Registered Respiratory Therapists. The success of the program in meeting this goal is directly related to the following communities of interest:

Community Residents who desire a career in Respiratory Therapy and expect a quality educational experience (current and prospective students)

Potential Employers of the program's graduates, including health care providers and institutions throughout the community

Respiratory Therapy Profession, which requires well trained practitioners

Patients and Clients that program graduatse will be responsible for providing care to

Physicians who use the skills of Respiratory Therapists in providing care for their clients