Dec 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Online Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RSP 111 - Fundamentals of Respiratory Critical Care


This course builds on the foundation of RSP 101, Fundamentals of Respiratory Care. The course provides knowledge and skills in advanced airway management, arterial blood gas interpretation, sampling techniques, equipment use in analysis, and non-invasive ventilation. The course also provides an introduction to concepts and techniques in invasive ventilation, methods of bronchoscopy and the role of the respiratory therapist in assisting the physician during invasive diagnostic procedures.
Prerequisites: MAT 113 , BIO 105 , PSY 101 , RSP 101 , RSP 102 , RSP 110  
Co-requisites: ENG 102 , BIO 106  
2 lecture, 6 laboratory, and 12 clinical hours per week
8 credit hours