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RPTH 495 Respiratory Care Board Examination Preparation and Review

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Course Description

Designed for practicing and preparing second-year Respiratory Therapy Students as Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCP) in California. After completing the Respiratory Care Program, graduates must achieve a high cut score in their Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) Exam to become eligible for the Clinical Simulation Exam (CSE). Next, graduates must pass the CSE to earn their Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT) Credentials from The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Designed to review the information from the two-year program to prepare graduates better and improve their potential to pass these examinations.

Units: 2
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • 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