RESP 135 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II

Theoretical application of diagnostic techniques, equipment, medications, and procedures based on the national Clinical Practice Guidelines as well as local standards of practice. Provides basic preparation of the respiratory care student including an introduction to cardiopulmonary dysfunction, pulmonary function testing, respiratory failure, ventilatory support and management, home care, and assessment and therapeutic treatment of the patient.

Units: 4.00

Offered: (Sp)

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: Acceptance into Respiratory Care Program

Corequisites: RESP 134, RESP 136, RESP 137, RESP 138x4, RESP 139

Lecture: Minimum 64 hours per semester