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RPTH 430 Introduction to Respiratory Therapeutics

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Course Description

Study and laboratory practice of basic respiratory care procedures. Oxygen and aerosol therapy, alveolar recruitment therapy, airway clearance procedures, advanced airway management, cleaning and care of respiratory therapy equipment, and introduction to ventilation concepts are included.

Units: 6
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 128-144
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 288-324
Prerequisites: Admission to the Respiratory Care Program.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU