Respiratory Therapy

Quality Indicators & Accreditation

Our Mission

The Respiratory Therapy program is focused on development of qualified graduates who are prepared to provide the essentials for the safe and effective delivery of respiratory care and patient education.

Program Goal

The goal of the Respiratory Care Program is to prepare graduates as competent registered respiratory therapists (RRTs). Professional competence combines cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills essential for the safe and effective delivery of respiratory care. The Respiratory Care Program uses the outcome-based education model to ensure students develop and master the knowledge, skills and professional behaviors expected of the registered respiratory therapist (RRT).

 

Accreditation

The Washburn University Respiratory Care Program, #200323, Associate of Science degree, Topeka, KS, is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) (www.coarc.com).

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, Texas 76021-4244
(817) 283-2835

Outcomes data from the 2013 Annual Report of Current Status has been posted on the CoARC website. Follow this link directly to the Programmatic Outcomes Data page:  http://www.coarc.com/47.html.