2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 08, 2020  
2018-2019 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RESP 1120 - Introduction to Respiratory Therapy


Prerequisite: BIOL 2113 , BIOL 2113L , BIOL 2114 , BIOL 2114L , BIOL 2117 , BIOL 2117L , CHEM 1211 , CHEM 1211L , MATH 1111  or MATH 1113 ;
Prerequisite/Corequisite: RESP 1130 , RESP 1193 ; RESP 1110  taken no longer than six months prior to enrollment in RESP 1120
Provides students with an introduction and comprehensive survey of the respiratory care profession. Emphasizes the application of physics and chemistry as the foundation for specific modes of respiratory care principles employed in patient care, including indications, hazards, contraindications, evaluation of therapy, and patient assessment. Topics include: respiratory therapy chemistry and physics principles, patient assessment, medical gas therapy, humidity and aerosol therapy, hyperinflation therapy, bronchopulmonary hygiene, infection control practices, and hospital safety. Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab - 2. Credit hours: 3 (Su)