RESP 230 Advanced Theory of Respiratory Care I

Advanced assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions as they relate to the practice of respiratory care. Topics include cardiopulmonary anatomy, continuous mechanical ventilation, patient assessment, oxygen transport, oxygen monitoring equipment, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and interpersonal relationships regarding Respiratory Care Practitioner diversity and ethics.

Units: 2.50

Offered: (Sm)

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: Acceptance into Respiratory Care Program

Corequisites: RESP 231, RESP 232, and RESP 233

Lecture: Minimum 40 hours per semester