Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

RSP 141 Principles of Respiratory Care

Prerequisites: BIO 211 , BIO 235 CHE 111 , CSA 105 ENG 101  
Co-requisites: PSY 111 , RSP 111  , BIO 212  
4 credits

This course introduces the student to basic principles of Respiratory Care. Technical aspects include medical gas therapy, humidity and aerosol therapy, physical assessment techniques, infection control, and oxygen therapy. The student will also learn about professionalism, cultural diversity in health care and computerized medical documentation. Four hours of classroom ( including simulation weekly), 4 hours of lab weekly and 40 hours of clinical for the semester. Offered fall semester only.