Sep 26, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
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RCP 110 - Intro to Respiratory Care


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 4

This course introduces the respiratory care profession. Topics include the role of the respiratory care practitioner, medical gas administration, basic patient assessment, infection control, and medical terminology. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in concepts and procedures through written and laboratory evaluations. Competencies in the following procedures will prepare the students for clinical practice: aerosol/humidity, bronchial hygiene, hyperinflation, and airway management.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Respiratory Therapy program. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (F)



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