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Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory Therapy

Angelina College’s two-year program will provide a learning environment that ensures high levels of respiratory care competence and confidence in patient care skills, critical thinking, and clinical judgement. Students will gain hands-on experience in a variety of settings that include acute/post-acute adult critical care, medical/surgical floor, neonatal intensive care unit, high-risk delivery room settings, many different diagnostic settings, and our state of the art simulation lab. Where they will learn to diagnose lung/breathing disorders and recommend treatments, manage ventilators and artificial airway devices, respond to code blues, consult with physicians to recommend changes in therapy, and analyze arterial blood gas specimens to manage therapy. The student will earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in Respiratory Care that will qualify them to sit for their national board examinations. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care.

Information Sessions

Degree Plan

Admissions Criteria

Contact Us


3500 South First Street
Lufkin, TX 75904

Program Director: Jessica Hudnall
jhudnall@angelina.edu
(936)633-5419

Admin Assistants:

Daphne Shepherd
(936) 671-7348

Terry Scott
(936) 633-5265

Apply to AC

We are commissioned by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

CoARC’s Main Webpage

CoARC’s Outcome Webpage

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.

Mailing Address

264 Precision Blvd. Telford, TN 37690