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

RESP 2290 - Special Topics in Respiratory Care

Credit hours: 2

Prerequisites: Successful advancement from the previous semester.

Course Description:
Special Topics in Respiratory Care will introduce the student to topical subjects of the respiratory care patient to include basic healthcare reimbursement, medical ethics, polysomnography, home respiratory care, pulmonary function testing, microbiology, cleaning and sterilization, and use of chest tube systems during medical emergencies. 2 hr. Lecture/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Identify the roles and responsibility of pulmonary rehabilitation, smoking cessation, and home care programs.
  2. Discuss ethical healthcare issues in diverse patient populations.
  3. Recognize the process for healthcare reimbursements.