RSPT
RESPIRATORY CARE
RSPT-1166  Practicum - Respiratory Care Therapist
This is an introductory course to the hospital setting. Students will be able to observe and perform the skills taught in adjoining courses.
 FALL_2017 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 2 section(s)
RSPT-1191  Special Topics in Respiratory Care (Professional Issues)
This course introduces the students to current issues facing the Profession of Respiratory Care. In addition, the activities of the three major professional sponsors - the AARC, the NBRC and the Co ARC are discussed. Students will select current issues from the professional literature and develop presentations covering the topics of accreditation, credentialing, management, education, and clinical practice.
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1207  Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
This course is designed to introduce the student to the physiology of the cardiovascular, renal, and pulmonary systems. The student also be comes acquainted with the terminology used in respiratory physiology.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1225  Respiratory Care Sciences
Physics, mathematics and chemistry as related to respiratory care.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1262  RSPT-1262
RSPT-1262
 Summer_2017 - 4 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1266  Respiratory Care Practicum I
This course gives students the opportunity to perform and to demonstrate clinically the knowledge gained in parallel courses. Setups, operation, and troubleshooting involved with the more sophisticated equipment are also included.
 SPRING_2017 - 4 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1267  Practicum - Resp Therapy
This course provides the student with the opportunity to apply skills necessary for managing and monitoring the patient-ventilator system in the intensive care setting. It includes attending physician rounds, presentation of patient assessments and respiratory care plan.
RSPT-1310  Respiratory Care Procedures I
An in-depth study of basic respiratory concepts, theories and techniques needed in the education of the polysomnography student. Application of these procedures are instructed and performed in the laboratory and in the clinical area under supervision.
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1325  Respiratory Care Sciences
Provides an introduction to basic sciences and mathematics needed in respiratory care. Topics covered include scientific measurement, chemistry, basic math, physics, computer applications, and cleaning and sterilization techniques.
RSPT-1331  Respiratory Care Fundamentals II
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and skills for respiratory care including lung expansion therapy, postural drainage and percussion, artificial airways, manual resuscitation devices and suctioning.
 FALL_2017 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-1429  Respiratory Care Fundamentals I
Provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and skills for respiratory care including history, medical terms/symbols, medical/legal, infection control, vital signs, physical assessment, medical gas therapy, oxygen analyzers, humidity/aerosol therapy, and applied microbiology. Application of these procedures are performed in the laboratory under supervision.
 FALL_2017 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 2 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2131  Clinical Simulations for Respiratory Care
The theory and history of clinical simulation examinations. Topics include the construction types, scoring, and mechanics of taking the exam along with practice in taking computerized simulations, and basic concepts of computer usage.
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2166  Respiratory Care Practicum V
This course is designed for the student to rotate through specialty areas including the pulmonary function laboratory, hyperbaric medicine, sleep studies, emergency room, bronchoscopy, intubation, and EKG rotations.
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2210  Cardiopulmonary Disease I
A discussion of pathogenesis, pathology, radiological diagnosis, history, prognosis, manifestations, treatment, and detection of cardiopulmonary diseases.
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2217  Respiratory Care Pharmacology
A study of drugs that affect cardiopulmonary systems. Emphasis on classification, route of administration, dosage/calculations, and physiological interactions.
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2239  Adv Cardiac Life Support
A comprehensive course designed to develop the cognitive and psychomotor skills necessary for resuscitation of the adult. Strategies for managing and stabilizing the cardiopulmonary arrested patient will be included. Recognizing and interpreting EKG and their treatment, IV insertion and phlebotomy will be emphasized.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2266  Respiratory Care Practicum III
In this course the student applies all respiratory concepts related to patient care to demonstrate experience as a practicing therapist with the correlation of advanced clinical and technological concepts.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2267  Respiratory Care Practicum IV
This in-depth exposure to respiratory care and ventilator management with emphasis on neonatal and pediatric therapy. Case studies and follow-ups are presented.
 SPRING_2017 - 3 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2305  Pulmonary Diagnostics
The theories and techniques involved in pulmonary function testing diagnostics with emphasis on blood gas theory and analysis, quality control, oximetry, and capnography.
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2310  Cardiopulmonary Disease I
A discussion of pathogenesis, pathology, radiological diagnosis, history, prognosis, manifestations, treatment, and detection of cardipulmonary diseases.
 SPRING_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2314  Mechanical Ventilation II
This course is a continuation of mechanical ventilation designed to provide the student with the opportunity to set up, operate, and troubleshoot various volume ventilators on the market today. Emphasis will be placed on building skills needed to work with volume and pressure ventilators.
 Summer_2017 - 1 section(s)
 SUMMER_11_2016 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2317  Respiratory Care Pharmacology
A study of pharmacological principles/practices of drugs which affect the cardiopulmonary systems. Emphasis on classification, route of administration, dosage/calculations, and interaction of the autonomic nervous system.
RSPT-2355  Critical Care Monitoring
This course is designed to familiarize the student with techniques used clinically to assess a patient both subjectively and objectively. It also introduces the student to invasive monitoring systems used in the critical care setting such as Swan-Ganz catherization, CVP and arterial lines, intracranial pressure monitoring, chest drainage, and counterpulsation.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2015 - 1 section(s)
RSPT-2414  Mechanical Ventilation I
Preparation to conduct the therapeutic procedures to achieve adequate, spontaneous, and artificial ventilation with emphasis on ventilator classification, methods, principles, and operational characteristics. Also included are the indications, complications, and physiologic effects/principles of mechanical ventilation.
 SPRING_2017 - 2 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 2 section(s)
RSPT-2453  Neonatal/Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Care
This course explores the care of the pediatric patient with cardiopulmonary disease. Cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, fetal development, diseases, and equipment and therapeutic techniques used in treating these diseases are covered. Also included in this course is a PALS certification course and a NRP certification course.
 FALL_2017 - 1 section(s)
 FALL_2016 - 1 section(s)
 SPRING_2016 - 1 section(s)