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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for: RTH
Respiratory Therapy
RTH 101 - Integ Scien for Respir Care I
Integrates the application of mathematics, chemistry, microbiology, physics, and computer technology as these sciences apply to the practice of respiratory care. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
RTH 102 - Integ Science for Resp Care II
Integrates the concepts of mathematics, chemistry, physics, microbiology, and computer technology as these sciences apply to the practices of respiratory care. Lecture 3 hours per week.
RTH 121 - Cardiopulmonary Science I
Focuses on pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, and evaluation of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Explores cardiopulmonary and neuromuscular physiology and pathophysiology. Lecture 3 hours per week.
RTH 131 - Respir Care Theory & Proc I
Presents theory of equipment and procedures and related concepts used for patients requiring general, acute and critical cardiopulmonary care. Part I of II. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
RTH 132 - Respir Care Theory & Proc II
Presents theory of equipment and procedures and related concepts used for patients requiring general, acute and critical cardiopulmonary care. Part II of II. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
RTH 135 - Diag & Therapeutic Proced I
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 - Pharmacol for Respir Care I
Presents selection criteria for the use of, and detailed information on pharmacologic agents used in pulmonary care. Lecture 2 hour per week.
RTH 217 - Pul Rehab Home Care & Hlth Pro
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
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
Continues the exploration of topics discussed in RTH 121 and 222. Lecture 2 hours per week.
RTH 224 - Integ Respir Therapy Skills
Presents intensive correlation of all major respiratory therapy subject areas reflecting the entry-level and advanced practitioner matrices. Emphasizes assessment, implementation, and modification of therapy to patient response. Lecture 2 hours per week
RTH 226 - Theory of Neonatl/Ped Res Care
Focuses on cardiopulmonary physiology and pathology of the newborn and pediatric patient. Lecture 2 hours per week.
RTH 236 - Critical Care Monitoring
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.