Respiratory Therapy Grads Earn Credentials
All members of the Edgecombe Community College Respiratory Therapy Class of 2019 have successfully passed the national exam at the high cut score and earned the credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist. Passing at the high cut score signifies that they are eligible to take the advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist exam. In addition, all of the graduates are licensed Respiratory Care Practitioners and are working as respiratory therapists, according to Tim King, program chair of Respiratory Therapy at ECC. Members of ECC’s Respiratory Therapy Class of 2019 are (seated, from left) Shermaine Davis, Tanesha Whitaker, Logan Joyner, and Renee Howell. Standing are Program Chair Tim King, Brian Coleman, Ashley Hancock, Stella Smith, Lyndsey Brock, Detron Phillips, Cole Pierce, and Director of Clinical Education Josh Pendergraft.