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Program Number: 200610
Website:  www.coarc.com
Programmatic Outcomes Data: https://coarc.com/students/ programmatic-outcomes-data/
CoARC accredits respiratory therapy education programs in the United States. To achieve this end, it utilizes an ‘outcomes based’ process. Programmatic outcomes are performance indicators that reflect the extent to which the educational goals of the program are achieved and by which program effectiveness is documented.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

The Respiratory Care Program at Hartnell College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Hartnell is recognized by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).  

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 Health Sciences
    dkaczmar@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-770-6146
    Building: B - Student Services
    Office: B219
    B - Student Services
  • Belinda Saechao-Jimmeye, MPH
    Lead Program Coordinator
    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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