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RPTH B60 Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

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Course Description

Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric: Anatomy, cardiopulmonary disease, pathophysiology, high risk procedures, transport, inter-professional collaboration and communication, professionalism, evidence-based medicine, quality assurance and the advanced therapeutic needs of children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of patient care plans and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Total Student Learning hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None