Dec 10, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

RSP 300 - Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

This course introduces the role of the respiratory care practitioner within inter-professional teams and interacting with diverse populations. This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the respiratory care profession and keeps students up to date with the latest advances and trends in professional practice. Topics include medical gas administration, therapeutic devices, basic patient assessment, infection control, and medical terminology using proper written and oral communication methods to prepare students for clinical practice. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in respiratory therapy concepts and procedures through written evaluations.

Credit Hours: 3

Corequisite Courses: RSP 330 , RSP 301 , RSP 302 RSP 303 , RSP 333 , and RSP 351 .
Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Restricted to RSP majors only.
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated.

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