Nov 29, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

RESP 2455 - Pediatric Respiratory Care

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: Successful advancement from the previous semester.

Course Description:
Pediatric Respiratory Care studies the etiology, pathophysiology, presentation and treatment of common neonatal and pediatric cardiopulmonary diseases and disorders. Various mechanical ventilation techniques will be discussed. Pediatric Advanced Life Support, PALS, training will be provided. 3 hr. Lecture. 3 hr. Lab/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the cardiopulmonary changes that occur after birth.
  2. Recommend possible therapeutic interventions for each presented disease and assess the effectiveness of each.
  3. Demonstrate common ventilator techniques in a laboratory setting.
  4. Complete PALS provider training.