Respiratory Care Specialties

RESP 205

Explores comprehensive concepts of a variety of specialties within respiratory care. This course gives an overview of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care with emphasis placed on pathophysiology, patient assessment, and mechanical ventilation concepts. Other specialty topics introduced are pulmonary rehabilitation, home respiratory care, disaster management, respiratory care of the elderly, cardiopulmonary exercise assessment, polysomnography, pulmonary procedures, culture diversity, and ethics of healthcare. Course offered once a year (spring).

  • Prerequisite(s) : RESP 200
  • Corequisite(s) : RESP 206
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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