Respiratory Therapy (2790)

Respiratory Therapy (2790)

100 CONCEPTS IN RESPIR THERAPY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 2030:161. Introductory concepts regarding the practice and application of the concepts employed in respiratory therapy, including career information and equipment. (lecture/discussion).
210 RESPIRATORY THERAPY PROCED I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 100, 2740:120, 2780:106 or 3100:200, 201. Application of oxygen and aerosol therapy equipment. Lecture/laboratory.
215 RESPIRATORY THERAPY PHARMACLGY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 100, 3150:110, 111. Pharmacologic actions and effects of medications delivered by respiratory therapists, and routes of administration.
290 ST: RESPIRATORY CARE 1-3 credits
(May be repeated for a maximum of three credits) Prerequisite: permission. Selected topics or subject areas of interest in respiratory therapy technology.
301 CARDIOPULMONARY ASSESSMNT TECH 2 credits
Prerequisites: 2780:107 or 3100:202, 203. Overall patient assessment, with concentration on the cardiopulmonary systems. Overview of common illness and related clinical manifestations. Lecture/laboratory.
302 CARDIOPULMNY ANATOMY & PHYSLGY 3 credits
Prerequisites: 210, 2780:107 or 3100:202, 203; Corequisite: 2790:301. Study of normal anatomy and physiology of cardiopulmonary systems.
303 CARDIOPULMONARY PATHOLOGY 4 credits
Prerequisites: 301, 302. Discussion of diseases of the heart and lungs, and their relationship to the role of the respiratory therapist.
311 RESPIRATORY THERAPHY PROCED II 3 credits
Prerequisites: 210, 2780:107 or 3100:202, 203. Airway Care and Lung Inflation Techniques. Lecture/laboratory.
312 DIAGNOSTICS I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 210; corequisites: 301, 302, 311. Bedside screening studies for the evaluation of cardiopulmonary diseases. Lecture/laboratory.
313 DIAGNOSTICS II 3 credits
Prerequisites: 311, 312; corequisite: 303. Laboratory diagnostic studies for the evaluation of cardiopulmonary diseases. Lecture/laboratory.
315 ADV PHARMCLGY FOR RESP THERAPY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 215. Pharmacologic actions and effects of Cardiopulmonary Medications.
320 NEONATAL/PED FOR RSP THRPY I 3 credits
Prerequisite: 301. In depth coverage of neonatal & pediatric respiratory care concepts. Emphasis placed on anatomy and physiology, assessment, and therapeutics.
325 MECHANICAL VENTILATION 4 credits
Prerequisites: 303, 312, 315, 320 341. Introduction to mechanical ventilation and equipment. Lecture/lab.
340 APPL OF CLINICAL CONCEPTS 2 credits
Prerequisite: 210; corequisite: 301. Introduction to basic respiratory therapy in a hospital setting, and hands-on practice with respiratory therapy equipment, including CPR for the professional. Lecture/clinical.
341 RT CLINICAL EXPERIENCE I 3 credits
Prerequisites: 215, 311, 340. Application of clinical procedures in a hospital setting, with emphasis on basic therapeutic interventions. Clinical. 225 clinical hours.
342 RT CLINICAL EXPERIENCE II 2 credits
Prerequisites: 315, 325, 341. Application of clinical procedures in a hospital setting, with emphasis on mechanical ventilation techniques. 150 clinical hours.
413 RESP THERAPY IN ALTERNATE SET 3 credits
Prerequisite: 313. Pulmonary rehabilitation and home care, as well as care in alternate settings. Lecture/lab.
420 NEONATAL/PED FOR RSP THRPY II 3 credits
Prerequisite: 320. Detailed study of airway management, pathophysiology and treatment modalities as they relate to neonatal/pediatrics.
421 ACLS & PALS 3 credits
Prerequisites: 303, 315, 320, 340 or permission. Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support, with mega codes and case studies.
430 PROBLEMS IN RESPIRATORY THRPY 4 credits
Prerequisites: 313, 420, 443. Capstone course, applies the concepts from clinical situations, using computer simulations and cases and evaluates research in Respiratory therapy.
443 RT CLINICAL EXPERIENCE III 4 credits
Prerequisites: 342. Rotation to a variety of Health care facilities to practice specialty procedures in each institution. 300 clinical hours
444 RT CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IV 4 credits
Prerequisite: 443. Rotation to a variety of health care facilities to practice specialty procedures from each institution. Clinical (total of 300 hours).

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