RTH 101 Integrated Sciences for Respiratory Care I (3 cr.) Integrates the application of mathematics, chemistry, microbiology, physics, and computer technology as these sciences apply to the practice of respiratory care. Includes unit on medical terminology. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

RTH 121 Cardiopulmonary Science I (3 cr.) Focuses on assessment, treatment, and evaluation of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Explores cardiopulmonary, renal and neuromuscular physiology and pathophysiology. Lecture 3 hours per week.

RTH 131-132 Respiratory Care Theory and Procedures I-II (4 cr.) (4 cr.) Presents theory of equipment and procedures used for patients requiring general, acute and critical cardiopulmonary care. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

RTH 135 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures I (2 cr.) Focuses on purpose, implementation and evaluation of equipment, and procedures used in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

RTH 145 Pharmacology for Respiratory Care I (2 cr.) Presents selection criteria for the use of, and detailed information on pharmacologic agents used in pulmonary care. Lecture 2 hour per week.

RTH 217 Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Home Care and Health Promotion (2 cr.) Focuses on purpose and implementation of a comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program.   Explores procedures and approaches used in pulmonary home care. Identifies and discusses major health and wellness programs applied to cardiopulmonary patients. Lecture 2 hours per week.

RTH 222 Cardiopulmonary Science II (3 cr.) Focuses on assessment, treatment, and evaluation of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Explores cardiopulmonary, renal, and neuromuscular physiology, and  pathophysiology. Lecture 3 hours per week.

RTH 223 Cardiopulmonary Science III (2 cr.) Continues the exploration of topics discussed in RTH 121 and 222. Lecture 2 hours per week.

RTH 224 Integrated Respiratory Therapy Skills (2 cr.) Presents intensive correlation of all major respiratory therapy subject areas reflecting the entry-level and advanced practitioner matrix. Emphasis on assessment, implementation, and modification of therapy to patient response. Lecture 2 hours per week.

RTH 226 Theory of Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care (2 cr.) Focuses on cardiopulmonary physiology and pathology of the newborn and pediatric patient. Lecture 2 hours per week.

RTH 236 Critical Care Monitoring (3 cr.) Focuses on techniques and theory necessary for the evaluation and treatment of the critical care patient, especially arterial blood gases and hemodynamic measurements. Explores physiologic effects of advanced mechanical ventilation. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.