RESP 231 Advanced Respiratory Care Skill Laboratory I

Advanced assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions as they relate to the practice of respiratory care in the simulated patient-care environment. Topics include advanced medical gas handling, analysis, and delivery; patient assessment techniques; aerosol and humidification application; hyperinflation techniques; airway management techniques; pulmonary function techniques; arterial puncture and lines; neonatal cardiopulmonary resuscitation; mechanical ventilation (adult and infant); and the electrocardiogram.

Units: 3.00

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: Acceptance into Respiratory Care Program

Corequisites: RESP 230, RESP 232, RESP 233

Lecture: Minimum 36 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 36 hours per semester