RSP 112 - Principles of Respiratory Care

4 credits (PREREQUISITE: BIO 212)

This course introduces students to basic principles of clinical respiratory care. Topics include but are not limited to: medical gas therapy, patient assessment, OSHA and infection control standards, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, humidification, bronchial hygiene therapy, hyperinflation therapy, ethics and professionalism, and medical documentation. This course includes a skills practice lab. (F, Sp)