AY24 Academic Catalog/Handbook

Respiratory Care

OFTC’s Respiratory Care associate of applied science degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of respiratory care. The program emphasizes specialized training in areas such as pulmonary and cardiac pharmacology, medical gases, humidity/aerosol therapy, positive pressure ventilation, incentive spirometry, patient assessment, postural drainage, percussion/vibration, assessment of diseases and conditions, critical respiratory care, advanced critical care monitoring, pulmonary function testing, and pediatric and neonatal respiratory care.

Program Advisors:

Kelley Braxton

Division Chair, Allied Health/Respiratory Care Instructor

B.S. Respiratory Therapy - Middle Georgia State College
M.S. Health Sciences - Georgia State University



Larrica Clark

Program Chair/Instructor, Respiratory Care

B.S. Respiratory Therapy - Middle Georgia College



Articulation Agreements

For information on further advancing your education after completing your Associate of Applied Science Degree, see our Articulation (Transfer) Agreements.