Respiratory Care (2790)
2790:100. Concepts in Respiratory Therapy. (3 Credits)
Prerequisites: 2030:152 and 2030:153. Introductory concepts regarding the practice and application of the theories employed in respiratory therapy, including career information, equipment (lecture/discussion)
2790:210. Respiratory Therapy Procedures I. (3 Credits)
2790:215. Respiratory Therapy Pharmacology. (3 Credits)
2790:290. Special Topics: Respiratory Care. (1-3 Credits)
(May be repeated for a maximum of three credits) Prerequisite: Permission. Selected topics or subject areas of interest in respiratory therapy technology.
2790:301. Cardiopulmonary Assessment Techniques. (2 Credits)
Prerequisites: 2780:107 or [3100:202 and 3100:203]. Overall patient assessment, with concentration on the cardiopulmonary systems. Overview of common illness and related clinical manifestations. Lecture/laboratory.
2790:302. Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology. (3 Credits)
2790:303. Cardiopulmonary Pathology. (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: 3790:301 and 3790: 302. Discussion of diseases of the heart and lungs, and their relationship to the role of the respiratory therapist.
2790:311. Respiratory Therapy Procedures II. (3 Credits)
2790:312. Diagnostics I. (3 Credits)
2790:313. Diagnostics II. (3 Credits)
2790:315. Advanced Pharmacology for Respiratory Therapy. (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: 2790:215. Pharmacologic actions and effects of Cardiopulmonary Medications.
2790:320. Neonatal/Pediatrics for Respiratory Therapy I. (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: 2790:301. In depth coverage of neonatal & pediatric respiratory care concepts. Emphasis placed on anatomy and physiology, assessment, and therapeutics.
2790:325. Mechanical Ventilation. (4 Credits)
2790:340. Application of Clinical Concepts. (2 Credits)
Prerequisite: 2790:210. Corequisite: 2790:301. Introduction to basic respiratory therapy in a hospital setting, and hands-on practice with respiratory therapy equipment, including CPR for the professional. Lecture/clinical.
2790:341. RT Clinical Experience I. (3 Credits)
2790:342. RT Clinical Experience II. (2 Credits)
2790:413. Respiratory Therapy in Alternate Settings. (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: 2790:313. Pulmonary rehabilitation and home care, as well as care in alternate settings. Lecture/lab.
2790:420. Neonatal/Pediatrics for Respiratory Therapy II. (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: 2790:320. Detailed study of airway management, pathophysiology and treatment modalities as they relate to neonatal/pediatrics.
2790:421. ACLS & PALS. (3 Credits)
2790:430. Problems in Respiratory Therapy. (4 Credits)
2790:443. RT Clinical Experience III. (4 Credits)
Prerequisites: 342. Rotation to a variety of Health care facilities to practice specialty procedures in each institution. 300 clinical hours.
2790:444. RT Clinical Experience IV. (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: 2790:443. Rotation to a variety of health care facilities to practice specialty procedures from each institution. Clinical (total of 300 hours).