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Advanced Principles and Practices of Respiratory Care (RESP 204)

Credit Course

4 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

Covers pulmonary function testing and interpretation of results, arterial blood gas monitoring equipment, and respiratory pathology and treatment. The Situation/Background/Assessment/Recommendation (SBAR) model is used to examine various respiratory pathologies to enhance critical thinking skills. Additionally, quality control and calibration of patient monitoring systems such as capnography, oximetry, and transcutaneous monitoring is discussed. Course offered once a year (spring).

Prerequisite(s): RESP 203. Corequisite(s): RESP 205 and RESP 206.
Lab Fee: $30.00.