Respiratory Care at El Centro

​​The Respiratory Care program will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities. Our faculty draw on their knowledge and experience to ensure student success.

Developing Skills for Success

The Respiratory Care program is located in the Downtown Health Sciences Center (formerly El Centro’s Center for Allied Health and Nursing) at Market and Pacific streets, a block north of the El Centro campus. The center comprises 55 classrooms and labs that contain some of the most advanced equipment available to educate health care students.

The center’s high-tech equipment includes:

  • Teaching labs that simulate surgical and hospital settings for specific program applications.
  • Microphones and cameras in each classroom to capture audio and video instruction.
  • Three classrooms with videoconferencing for two-way viewing.
  • Two simulation labs with computerized patient mannequins.

Accreditation and Affiliations

The Respiratory Care program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, TX 76021-4244; phone: 817-283-2835). View the Commission's Programmatic Outcomes Data.