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1248 Harwood Road
Bedford, TX 76021-4244
Phone: (831) 283-2835 Website:  www.coarc.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

The Respiratory Care Practitioner Program at Hartnell College Provisional Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. The conferral of Provisional Accreditation denotes a new program that has made significant progress towards meeting the Standards of Accreditation. Hartnell College RCP program will remain on Provisional Accreditation until achieving Initial Accreditation. Hartnell It is recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).  Adecuation quality to take the Respiratory Care Credentialing Examination(s). Enrolled students completing the RCP under Provisional Accreditation are considered graduates for a CoARC accredited program.

What is the CoARC? 
The CoARC is a national agency that accredits first professional respiratory care degree programs at the Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters Degree level in the United States and internationally. The CoARC also accredits professional respiratory care degree programs offering certificates in polysomnography. The Hartnell College Respiratory Care Practitioner Program is accountable to the CoARC for the effective delivery and outcomes of the RCP program. Public protection is paramount to the CoARC and its highest priority is exercising its regulatory and disciplinary functions. Toward this end, the CoARC ensures that only qualified persons are licensed Respiratory Therapists by enforcing education requirements and by educating consumers of their rights.

Who To Contact

  • Debra Kaczmar, Ph.D.
    Dean of Academic Affairs, Nursing and Allied Health
    dkaczmar@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-770-6146
    Building: B - Student Services
    Office: B219
    B - Student Services
  • Belinda Saechao-Jimmeye, MPH
    Program Assistant II
    bsaechao@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-770-6148
    Building: B - Student Services
    Office: B217
    B - Student Services
  • Catalina Gonzalez
    Administrative Assistant I
    cgonzale@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-770-6146
    Building: B - Student Services
    Office: B223
    B - Student Services

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