Respiratory Care Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate

Recently, Carla W. Barrow, Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Health Sciences reported that the entire Respiratory Care class of 2019 have met the CoArc threshold, achieving high cut scores on the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) exam. As a group, they have achieved an impressive 100% pass rate. The students who have reached this high water mark are: Luke Stanfield of Thomasville, Cydney Whigham of Cairo, Taylor Clark of Cairo, and Cynthia Rowe of Valdosta, Christian Brettel of...



Respiratory Care Students Honored During Pinning Ceremony

On April 18th, 2019, seven Respiratory Care were honored during a pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) in Thomasville. Joined by students’ families, friends, and Respiratory Care departmental managers representing the affiliate hospitals, the Respiratory Care program faculty at SRTC hosted the annual pinning ceremony in honor of the senior students in the class of 2019. These students completed two semesters of prerequisite coursework as well as four...



SRTC Students Tour Cutting Edge Respiratory Programs at Shands Hospital.

On March 4, 2019, Respiratory Care program faculty and students representing Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) toured the Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric units of Shands Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville. The tour included presentations by the Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) who serve on the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) team and other critical care areas in which specialized strategies such as Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA)...



Southern Regional Technical College Recognizes Careers in Respiratory Care During National Respiratory Care Week

October 21-27, 2018 is National Respiratory Care Week. Southern Regional Technical College is recognizing the contributions that Respiratory Therapists make to this specialized healthcare profession. Annually, the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) highlights the nation’s Respiratory Therapists during Respiratory Care Week. This year’s theme is “Your Breathing Matters”. Anyone with a diagnosed lung disorder has likely worked with a Registered Respiratory...



Respiratory Care Students Pinned in December Ceremony

In photo (left to right): Jeffery Cole Stanaland, Jaclyn Jones, Ronald Woodworth, Pamela Henry, Shanesia Simmons, Samyia Jackson, Cassie Stalvey, Midale Clay, Chris Hopper Nine students were recognized during the December 1st Respiratory Care pinning ceremony held at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) in Thomasville. These students completed two semesters of prerequisite coursework as well as four semesters of rigorous occupational coursework including a series of clinical...