Aug 12, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2018-19 General Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 role of the respiratory care practitioner within interprofessional teams and interacting with diverse populations. Topics include medical gas administration, 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 and laboratory evaluations.

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



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