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).
- The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
- American Association for Respiratory Care
- The Virginia Society for Respiratory Care
- University of Virginia Health System (Clinical Affiliate)
- Centra Health (Clinical Affiliate)
- National Board of Respiratory Care
- Va Department of Health Professions License Application
- Virginia Department of Health Professions
- Virginia Respiratory Therapy licensure
- What is an RT?
Licensure & Certification Disclosures
Professional Licensure & Certification Disclosures for the Respiratory Therapy Program
Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The Respiratory Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (COARC).
This program is designed to meet the educational requirements for respiratory therapists in Virginia. If you intend to seek licensure outside of Virginia after finishing your program, use the link below to find information on the state or U.S. territory in which you intend to be licensed in order to identify whether CVCC’s Respiratory Therapy program meets, does not meet, or if it has not been determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure. If CVCC’s program has not determined if it meets the educational requirements for licensure in the state in question, it may meet all or a portion of the educational requirements. If that is the case, we recommend that you contact the licensing agency directly before beginning the CVCC program.
For detailed state licensure information related to a Virginia Respiratory Therapy Educational program review requirements on the Virginia Department of Health Professions website. https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/medicine/advisory/rcp/
This program meets the licensure requirements in all states except Alaska. Licensure requirements has not been determined in Alaska because licensure is not currently regulated.
(Not currently regulated in Alaska)
District of Columbia (D.C.)
The Central Virginia Community College Respiratory Therapy Technology Program located in Lynchburg, Virginia awards an Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy Technology and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). 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. CVCC's Respiratory Therapy program is an entry level program into the Respiratory Therapy profession.
Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care program #200470
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Programmatic outcomes data reported on the CoARC website include:
- 3-year time period being reported
- Credentialing success
- RRT credentialing success
- Job placement
- Overall Graduate Satisfaction
- Overall Employer Satisfaction
- Graduation Rate
- Total number of program enrollees
- Total number of program graduates
- Maximum Annual Enrollment