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 323 CLINICAL PRACTICUM II (Spring 2020)
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.