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

RESP 2449 - Intensive Care Practicum - 1

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: Successful advancement from the previous semester.

Course Description:
Intensive Care Practicum - 1 is an application of topics presented in previous and current Respiratory Care courses. Competence is to be obtained in the initiation, maintenance, weaning and extubation of patients being mechanically ventilated. 24 hr. Clinical/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Complete an adult patient-ventilator assessment.
  2. Determine the adequacy of a patient’s current ventilator parameters, making appropriate recommendations.
  3. Perform a spontaneous breathing trial, SBT, making appropriate recommendations based on collected data.