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Respiratory Care

RSP 207

Respiratory Care III: Theory and Practice
8 Credits ■ Spring

Completion of the theory and clinical skills in respiratory care focusing on the critical care setting . Clinical topics include critical care units pulmonary function labs, neonatal intensive care units and nursing home facilities . Elective rotations include home care, EMT training, RC management, community service and pulmonary rehabilitation . This lecture, laboratory and applied clinical practice course analyzes the skills needed in the laboratory and clinical experience, including neonatal respiratory care, hemodynamic monitoring, pulmonary function studies, neurological intensive care and ECG monitoring . An additional 1 hour seminar class to debrief on the clinical experiences is also required .

Prerequisite: RSP 205 and 241.