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RPTH 480 Diagnostic/Interventional Procedures and Outpatient Respiratory Care

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Course Description

Fundamental diagnostic testing in pulmonary function, cardiopulmonary testing, and bronchoscopy procedures, as well as opportunities for Respiratory Care Practitioners in various outpatient settings will be explored. Through various diagnostic testing studies, the student will be able to identify changes in the patient’s pulmonary status and assist the healthcare team in the outpatient setting to improve patient’s health status and quality of life.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: Completion of the first year Respiratory Care program.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU