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RPTH 480 Diagnostic Testing and Outpatient Respiratory Care

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Course Description

By learning concepts in various diagnostic testing studies, the student will be able to identify changes in patient’s pulmonary status and assist the healthcare team in the outpatient setting to improve patient’s quality of life. Fundamental aspects of pulmonary function testing, exercise testing, and metabolic studies, as well as opportunities for Respiratory Therapists in various outpatient settings will be explored.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU