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Respiratory Procedures (RESP 145)

  • College: College of Health Professions
  • Department: Clinical Lab-Resp Care-Hlth Ad
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • This course has a lecture with 3 hours.

This course introduces the theory of basic respiratory therapy procedures as outlined in the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) entry level examination content outline. Topics include medical records, cardiopulmonary assessment, medical gas administration, oxygen therapy, infection control, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, chest physiotherapy, chest expansion therapy, airway management and administering medicated aerosol therapy. Prerequisites: Admission to the Respiratory Care Program. Typically Offered Fall only.


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