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RPTH 460 Respiratory Critical Care

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Course Description

Study and practice of techniques necessary to provide respiratory care to patients in adult critical care areas. Emphasis includes advanced airway management, ventilator care, respiratory assessment, monitoring and management, and effective communication.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 48-54
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: Completion of year 1 Respiratory Care Program content.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU