For the latest updates regarding this location, please visit our Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information page
Medical & Dental Programs
For patients who don’t always breathe easy, respiratory therapists can help. SJVC’s Respiratory Therapy program in Rancho Cordova helps students become members of important healthcare teams. Our respiratory therapist classes combine traditional coursework with hands-on training to help students prepare to work with patients who have lung or breathing disorders.
Students at SJVC’s Respiratory Therapy program in Rancho Cordova will earn Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) certifications while working toward their Associate of Science degree in Respiratory Therapy.
If you’re ready for a change in your career path, complete the first step by applying today! You could earn a Respiratory Therapy degree in as few as 19 months and prepare for credentialing exams upon completion. We also offer clinical rotations at off-site facilities during the program.
A surgical suite operates like an orchestra, with everyone from nurses to anesthetists playing an important role. Surgical technologists are a part of this, helping surgeons, nurses and other healthcare professionals by preparing the operating room before procedures. Surgical technologists play a vital role, making sure operating rooms are clean and organized.
SJVC’s Surgical Technology program in Rancho Cordova helps students practice the skills they’ll need for an entry-level position as a surgical technologist. Our classes combine traditional coursework with hands-on application.
Students in the Surgical Technology program will learn:
- Pre, intra, and post-operative care
- How to create and maintain a sterile field
- How to safely handle and care for specimens
- Basic assembly of surgical instruments and equipment
Our Sacramento County Surgical Technology program can be completed in as few as 15 months and results in an associate degree.
Can't Find Your Program?View All Programs
Respiratory Therapy and Surgical Technology Training at SJVC Rancho Cordova
About Our Rancho Cordova Campus
Our campus is committed to career training in Rancho Cordova. Class schedules are flexible to work with your busy life and class sizes are manageable, so you get individualized, hands-on attention and teaching.
We focus on career training and education and have a dedicated Career Services staff that is focused on finding students career opportunities when they graduate.
SJVC Rancho Cordova is committed to the personal, academic, and professional success of all its students. Our campus provides opportunities to develop critical thinking, career skills, and professionalism all in a classroom setting that is designed to mimic real-life scenarios. Our programs incorporate hands-on assignments and projects which are vital for vocational-based learning. Our faculty is comprised of experienced teachers who know how to engage students with individualized, personal instruction.
Request information today and you will hear from an SJVC Rancho Cordova advisor shortly. We know choosing choose the right training program for yourself is tough. Our advisor will answer your questions and work with you to determine if SJVC will be a good fit.
“I am so proud to work for an organization that values family, diversity and success. I am honored to lead and be part of a team that is committed to transforming lives each day. Through passion, education and persistence, anything is possible!”