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Clinical Practicum I (RESP 104)

Credit Course

3 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

Is offered concurrently with and integrated with RESP 103. During the practicum fundamental respiratory care procedures are practiced in the laboratory setting and in the clinical setting under supervision of clinical faculty/preceptor. Clinical experiences include application of oxygen therapy, humidity therapy, aerosol therapy, bronchial hygiene techniques, arterial blood gas sampling, high flow oxygen therapy delivery, cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, patient assessment techniques and non-invasive ventilation. Regularly scheduled lectures with the medical director enhance the student's clinical knowledge. Continuous evaluation of skills competencies is required in the clinical environment. Course offered once a year (spring).

Prerequisite(s): RESP 102. Corequisite(s): RESP 103.
Lab Fee: $30.00.