Respiratory Care

RSP 105

Respiratory Care I: Theory and Practice
7 Credits ■ Spring ■ HF

An introduction to the theory and clinical practice of basic respiratory care procedures . This lecture, laboratory and applied clinical practice course covers all the basic respiratory care procedures used in the clinical setting . Students learn the theory and develop the basic skills used in respiratory care including infection control, vital sign measurement, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, chest physiotherapy and medical record keeping .

Prerequisite: Admission to Respiratory Care program.
Co-requisite: CHM 150 and BIO 201.