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Guerra, Adriana

Faculty/Respiratory Therapy Program Coordinator at USG, Health Sciences
Devilbiss Science Hall (DH) 300/Bldg 1 Room 216C USG
301-738-6334
arguerrasalisburyedu



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2015 Spring

  • RESP 210-010 FOUND ST N RESPIR TH
    Introduction to respiratory therapy with emphasis on the physiologic basis of respiratory care. Covers basic principles, procedures and practices utilized in the profession. Three hours lecture per week.
  • RESP 210-370 FOUND ST N RESPIR TH
    Introduction to respiratory therapy with emphasis on the physiologic basis of respiratory care. Covers basic principles, procedures and practices utilized in the profession. Three hours lecture per week.
  • RESP 304-370 CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASE
    Provides a pathophysiological presentation of cardiopulmonary disease and gives the student practitioner an understanding of disorders of cardiopulmonary structure and function as related to the clinical setting. A symptom/problem-based focus along with the development of decision trees and algorithms will assist students in understanding the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary problems. This approach will provide the core of basic sciences and merge it with clinical subjects to reinforce learning through the acquisition of critical thinking skills based on broad, yet specific understanding of the clinical and pathologic aspects of cardiopulmonary dysfunction. Prerequisite: RESP 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Three hours per week.
  • RESP 321-370 ADVANCED RESPIRATORY CARE
    In-depth study of topics related to respiratory therapy in the critical care setting with laboratory experiences. Emphasis on mechanical ventilation, airway management, cardiopulmonary monitoring and cardiopulmonary assessment. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 321-371 ADVANCED RESPIRATORY CARE
    In-depth study of topics related to respiratory therapy in the critical care setting with laboratory experiences. Emphasis on mechanical ventilation, airway management, cardiopulmonary monitoring and cardiopulmonary assessment. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 321-372 ADVANCED RESPIRATORY CARE
    In-depth study of topics related to respiratory therapy in the critical care setting with laboratory experiences. Emphasis on mechanical ventilation, airway management, cardiopulmonary monitoring and cardiopulmonary assessment. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 323-370 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
    Supervised clinical experience in a variety of critical and noncritical settings designed to reinforce primary skills and develop secondary skills necessary for the practice of respiratory care. Prerequisites: Junior status; completion of RESP 210, 301, 302 and 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 323-371 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
    Supervised clinical experience in a variety of critical and noncritical settings designed to reinforce primary skills and develop secondary skills necessary for the practice of respiratory care. Prerequisites: Junior status; completion of RESP 210, 301, 302 and 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 323-372 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
    Supervised clinical experience in a variety of critical and noncritical settings designed to reinforce primary skills and develop secondary skills necessary for the practice of respiratory care. Prerequisites: Junior status; completion of RESP 210, 301, 302 and 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 323-373 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
    Supervised clinical experience in a variety of critical and noncritical settings designed to reinforce primary skills and develop secondary skills necessary for the practice of respiratory care. Prerequisites: Junior status; completion of RESP 210, 301, 302 and 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 400-370 FUND RESEARCH RESP CARE
    Introduction to the fundamentals of research related to the profession of respiratory care. The course is designed to enhance communication skills of undergraduate respiratory therapy students for the purpose of writing and presenting research related to respiratory care. Prerequisite: Senior status or consent of instructor. Two hours per week.
  • RESP 420-370 RESPIRATORY CARE SEMINAR
    Emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills regarding the appropriate therapy for patients receiving respiratory care. Problem-based learning, case examples, computer simulation and frequent physician input allow students to develop an enhanced understanding of the importance of appropriate respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior standing, C or better in RESP 401, 402, 403 and 404 or permission of the instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 420-371 RESPIRATORY CARE SEMINAR
    Emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills regarding the appropriate therapy for patients receiving respiratory care. Problem-based learning, case examples, computer simulation and frequent physician input allow students to develop an enhanced understanding of the importance of appropriate respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior standing, C or better in RESP 401, 402, 403 and 404 or permission of the instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 420-372 RESPIRATORY CARE SEMINAR
    Emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills regarding the appropriate therapy for patients receiving respiratory care. Problem-based learning, case examples, computer simulation and frequent physician input allow students to develop an enhanced understanding of the importance of appropriate respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior standing, C or better in RESP 401, 402, 403 and 404 or permission of the instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 424-371 CRITICAL CARE SPECIALIZATION
    Clinical experience in critical care areas designed to refine skills in patient assessment, data collection and clinical decision making. Patient rounds with cardiopulmonary specialists. Prerequisites: Senior status; completion of RESP 401, 402, 403 and 404 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: 10 hours per week.
  • RESP 424-372 CRITICAL CARE SPECIALIZATION
    Clinical experience in critical care areas designed to refine skills in patient assessment, data collection and clinical decision making. Patient rounds with cardiopulmonary specialists. Prerequisites: Senior status; completion of RESP 401, 402, 403 and 404 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: 10 hours per week.
  • RESP 424-373 CRITICAL CARE SPECIALIZATION
    Clinical experience in critical care areas designed to refine skills in patient assessment, data collection and clinical decision making. Patient rounds with cardiopulmonary specialists. Prerequisites: Senior status; completion of RESP 401, 402, 403 and 404 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: 10 hours per week.
  • RESP 425-370 DIAGNOSTICS SPECIALIZATION
    Emphasis on sophisticated cardiopulmonary monitoring including airway assessment, ECG analysis, arrhythmia identification and therapeutic management of a patient in respiratory or cardiac arrest. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification offered. Prerequisites: Senior standing, C or better in RESP 401, 402, 403, and 404 or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 425-371 DIAGNOSTICS SPECIALIZATION
    Emphasis on sophisticated cardiopulmonary monitoring including airway assessment, ECG analysis, arrhythmia identification and therapeutic management of a patient in respiratory or cardiac arrest. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification offered. Prerequisites: Senior standing, C or better in RESP 401, 402, 403, and 404 or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 425-372 DIAGNOSTICS SPECIALIZATION
    Emphasis on sophisticated cardiopulmonary monitoring including airway assessment, ECG analysis, arrhythmia identification and therapeutic management of a patient in respiratory or cardiac arrest. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification offered. Prerequisites: Senior standing, C or better in RESP 401, 402, 403, and 404 or permission of instructor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.

2015 Summer

  • RESP 490-370 INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Intensive study in a specific area of respiratory care negotiated between student and faculty member. May be taken twice under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor who will direct the study. One to three hours per week.

2015 Fall

  • RESP 301-370 PATIENT CARE PROCEDURES
    Introduction to basic respiratory therapy procedures commonly utilized in providing patient care. Opportunity for practicing selected skills provided in the respiratory care laboratory. Prerequisite: Junior status, completion of General Education requirements, or consent of instructor. Co-requisites: RESP 302, 303. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 301-371 PATIENT CARE PROCEDURES
    Introduction to basic respiratory therapy procedures commonly utilized in providing patient care. Opportunity for practicing selected skills provided in the respiratory care laboratory. Prerequisite: Junior status, completion of General Education requirements, or consent of instructor. Co-requisites: RESP 302, 303. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 301-372 PATIENT CARE PROCEDURES
    Introduction to basic respiratory therapy procedures commonly utilized in providing patient care. Opportunity for practicing selected skills provided in the respiratory care laboratory. Prerequisite: Junior status, completion of General Education requirements, or consent of instructor. Co-requisites: RESP 302, 303. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 302-370 BAS RESP PROC-CLIN
    Provides basic skills necessary for the application of medical gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, chest physiotherapy, airway management, incentive spirometry, intermittent positive pressure breathing, arterial blood gases, and cleaning and sterilization. Prerequisites: Admission to respiratory therapy major, junior status, completion of General Education and core requirements. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 302-371 BAS RESP PROC-CLIN
    Provides basic skills necessary for the application of medical gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, chest physiotherapy, airway management, incentive spirometry, intermittent positive pressure breathing, arterial blood gases, and cleaning and sterilization. Prerequisites: Admission to respiratory therapy major, junior status, completion of General Education and core requirements. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 302-372 BAS RESP PROC-CLIN
    Provides basic skills necessary for the application of medical gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, chest physiotherapy, airway management, incentive spirometry, intermittent positive pressure breathing, arterial blood gases, and cleaning and sterilization. Prerequisites: Admission to respiratory therapy major, junior status, completion of General Education and core requirements. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 302-373 BAS RESP PROC-CLIN
    Provides basic skills necessary for the application of medical gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, chest physiotherapy, airway management, incentive spirometry, intermittent positive pressure breathing, arterial blood gases, and cleaning and sterilization. Prerequisites: Admission to respiratory therapy major, junior status, completion of General Education and core requirements. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 302-374 BAS RESP PROC-CLIN
    Provides basic skills necessary for the application of medical gases, aerosol and humidity therapy, chest physiotherapy, airway management, incentive spirometry, intermittent positive pressure breathing, arterial blood gases, and cleaning and sterilization. Prerequisites: Admission to respiratory therapy major, junior status, completion of General Education and core requirements. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 303-370 CARDPULMRY PHYSIOLOGY
    Study of cardiopulmonary physiology with emphasis on fluid and electrolyte balance, carbon dioxide and oxygen transport, acid-base regulation and the clinical significance of each. Prerequisites: Admission to respiratory therapy major, junior status, completion of General Education requirements, or consent of instructor. Three hours lecture per week.
  • RESP 322-010 PHARMACOLOGY
    Investigation of pharmaceutical preparations employed in current medical practice with emphasis on those relevant to the respiratory care practitioner. Prerequisites: RESP 301, 302, 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Three hours lecture per week.
  • RESP 322-370 PHARMACOLOGY
    Investigation of pharmaceutical preparations employed in current medical practice with emphasis on those relevant to the respiratory care practitioner. Prerequisites: RESP 301, 302, 303 with C or better, or consent of instructor. Three hours lecture per week.
  • RESP 401-371 NEON & PEDIATRIC RESP CARE
    Survey of current techniques employed in the respiratory treatment of children from birth through adolescence. Special attention to neonatal physiology and abnormalities requiring respiratory care and to the pulmonary significance of select childhood diseases. Certifications in Neonatal Resuscitation and Pediatric Advanced Life Support are included. Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission of instuctor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 401-372 NEON & PEDIATRIC RESP CARE
    Survey of current techniques employed in the respiratory treatment of children from birth through adolescence. Special attention to neonatal physiology and abnormalities requiring respiratory care and to the pulmonary significance of select childhood diseases. Certifications in Neonatal Resuscitation and Pediatric Advanced Life Support are included. Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission of instuctor. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory per week.
  • RESP 402-371 CARDIOPULM DIAG REHAB
    Study of the theory and techniques of cardiopulmonary diagnostic procedures, interpretations and clinical applications, as well as an overview of rehabilitative respiratory care techniques. Prerequisites: Senior status, completion of junior level respiratory therapy courses with a C or better, or consent of instructor. Three hours lecture, three hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 403-370 CLINICAL PRACTICUM III
    Supervised clinical experience in critical settings with special rotations through areas focusing on intensive care techniques and neonatal/pediatric respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior status, completion of RESP 200- and 300-level courses with a C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 403-371 CLINICAL PRACTICUM III
    Supervised clinical experience in critical settings with special rotations through areas focusing on intensive care techniques and neonatal/pediatric respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior status, completion of RESP 200- and 300-level courses with a C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 403-372 CLINICAL PRACTICUM III
    Supervised clinical experience in critical settings with special rotations through areas focusing on intensive care techniques and neonatal/pediatric respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior status, completion of RESP 200- and 300-level courses with a C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 403-373 CLINICAL PRACTICUM III
    Supervised clinical experience in critical settings with special rotations through areas focusing on intensive care techniques and neonatal/pediatric respiratory care. Prerequisites: Senior status, completion of RESP 200- and 300-level courses with a C or better, or consent of instructor. Supervised experience: one hour lecture, nine hours clinical practice per week.
  • RESP 458-370 CRITICAL CARE
    Introduces students to collaborative critical care practice. Prepares students interested in critical care clinical practice to recognize and categorize causes of sudden deterioration of the critically ill patient. Teaches appropriate treatment and interventions for the deteriorating critically ill patient. Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing or Respiratory Therapy major; for NURS majors: successful completion with a C or better of NURS 310, 311, 350, 351; for RESP majors: senior status with successful completion of all junior level courses and concurrent enrollment in fall senior level coursework; or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.

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Awards(s)

Adriana Guerra (2011). SU President's Diversity Award - Salisbury University.

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