Respiratory Care

Polk State Respiratory Care application open April 1 – May 15

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Respiratory Care

The application for Polk State College’s Respiratory Care Program will be open April 1 through May 15 for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. The Associate in Science in Respiratory Care prepares students to become highly skilled…

Be the Solution

Polk State Respiratory Care students & grads prepared to save lives

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Be the Solution

Polk State College’s Health Sciences programs prepare students for the frontline and in just one week, Respiratory Care seniors will be graduating and taking the next step to becoming the healthcare professionals local hospitals need.…

Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award

Respiratory Care Program receives Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award

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Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award

For the fourth consecutive year, Polk State College’s Respiratory Care Program has received the Distinguished RRT (registered respiratory therapist) Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). The award is presented…

Terri Dixon graduated from Polk State's Respiratory Care program in 2014. She is now a respiratory therapist at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

For Polk Respiratory Care Alumna, A Cough Inspired a New Career

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Terri Dixon graduated from Polk State's Respiratory Care program in 2014. She is now a respiratory therapist at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.

Terri Dixon remembers the exact moment — or rather, the exact cough — that changed the course of her whole life. She was working as a phlebotomist, performing another routine blood draw, when a patient suddenly started…

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