Dec 06, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

RESP 1410 - Fundamentals of Respiratory Care - 1

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the program.

Course Description:
Fundamentals of Respiratory Care - 1 introduces the student to the Respiratory Care profession. Topics covered include professional organizations, licensure, terminology, medical gas therapy, equipment cleaning, isolation techniques and basic patient assessment. 3 hr. Lecture & 3 hr. Lab/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the functions of various Respiratory Care professional organizations.
  2. Describe indications for common oxygen therapy devices.
  3. Demonstrate basic patient assessment skills.