Respiratory Care

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Respiratory Care

The Respiratory Care's program goal is to prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice as performed by registered respiratory therapists (RRTs). Respiratory care therapists hold the critical role of caring for patients suffering from heart and lung problems. Gwinnett Tech's Respiratory Care program trains you on the latest medical technology and equipment, so you're well-prepared for employment in this field. At GTC, you'll learn how you'll play a vital part in today's health care system, caring for high-risk patients in their most intense moments.

Gwinnett Tech's Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

1248 Harwood Road, Bedford Texas

76021-4244, phone: 817-283-2835

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care Programmatic Outcomes Data:


View the fact sheet for Respiratory Care.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Attend one of our monthly information sessions to learn more. View the schedule

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Respiratory Care


    There are no diplomas available for this program.


    • Healthcare Science – Pre-Respiratory

    Continuing Ed

    • CPR

    • Medical Terminology

  • Larry Arnson
    Clinical Director Respiratory Care Technology
    Nadya Khoja
    Program Director, Respiratory Care
    Phil Klein
    Dean of Health Sciences
  • Respiratory therapists work in general hospitals, clinics, sales and service of equipment, veterans administration hospitals, home healthcare, nursing homes and physician offices.

  • Respiratory Care Advisory Committee

    DiAnn Larson, RRT
    Decatur Hospital

    Shirley Pressley
    Eastside Medical Center

    Ms. Debra Samuel, RRT
    Egleston Children's Hospital

    Donna Olaiya, RRT
    Northside Hospital, Forsyth

    Dr. Gregory Mauldin
    Medical Director

    Michelle Crider
    JLH Consulting

    Jenise Weddington, RRT
    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

    Dr. Larry Arnson, RRT
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Bob DeLorme, RRT-NPS
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Kelly W. Gladden RRT, RPSGT
    Complete Health

    Bill Cheek, RRT
    American Home Health Supply

    Barbara Petty

    Nadya Khoja

    Jerome Arnold
    Scottish Rite

    Rock Conner

    Zack Phillips
    Emory John's Creek

    Shirley Pressley
    Eastside Medical Center

    Bobbie Lacey, RRT
    Northside Hospital, Forsyth

    Donna Olaiya, RRT
    Northside Hospital, Forsyth

    Massey Arlington
    DeKalb Medical Center

    Danita Turner
    Gwinnett Medical Center

    Janet Akigbogun
    Northside Hospital, Forsyth

    John Russell
    Northside Hospital

    Kenneth Davis
    Northeast Georgia Medical Center