Respiratory Care (RSPT)

RSPT 1101  Introduction to Respiratory Care  1 Credit   (1 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to the field of respiratory care.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1160  Respiratory Care Clinical  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 6 Lab)  

This course offers a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1329
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1225  Respiratory Care Sciences  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of physics, mathematics, and chemistry as related to respiratory care.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 or MATH 1332 or MATH 1342 or a higher level math
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1267  Respiratory Care Practicum I  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 16 Lab)  

This course offers practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, College, and student. The course provides the student with the opportunity to learn about the hospital environment and the Respiratory Care department. It includes basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation, basic patient care skills, patient assessment, gas and aerosol therapy, hyperinflation therapy, chest physiotherapy, airway care, and arterial blood gas sampling and analysis.

Prerequisite(s): HPRS 1106, RSPT 1325, 1340, 1429;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1431
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1325  Respiratory Care Sciences  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of physics, mathematics, and chemistry as related to respiratory care.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314 OR TECM 1301 or a higher level math
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1329  Respiratory Care Fundamentals I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to respiratory care fundamentals.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1331  Respiratory Care Fundamentals II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course provides continued development of knowledge and skills for respiratory care.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1225, 1340, and 1329;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1360
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1340  Advanced Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course provides an advanced presentation of anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular and pulmonary system.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2404 or BIOL 2301/2101 and 2302/2102
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1360  Respiratory Care Clinical I  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 15 Lab)  

This course offers a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1225, 1340, 1329;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1331
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1429  Respiratory Care Fundamentals I  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course is an introduction to respiratory care fundamentals.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1431  Respiratory Care Fundamentals II  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course provides continued development of knowledge and skills for respiratory care.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1325, 1340, and 1429;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1460
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1460  Respiratory Care Clinical I  4 Credits   (0 Lec, 16 Lab)  

This course offers a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1325, 1340, 1429;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1431
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2130  Respiratory Care Examination Preparation  1 Credit   (1 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a comprehensive review to optimize respiratory care credentialing exam success.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2355
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2167  Respiratory Care Practicum II  1 Credit   (0 Lec, 10 Lab)  

This course offers practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, College, and student. This course is designed to provide increased exposure to management of the critically ill patient.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1267;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2314
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2217  Respiratory Care Pharmacology  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of drugs that affect cardiopulmonary systems, with an emphasis on classification, route of administration, dosages/calculations, and physiologic interactions.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2258  Respiratory Care Patient Assessment  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course covers integration of patient examination techniques, including patient history and physical exam, lab studies, X-ray, pulmonary function, arterial blood gases, and invasive and noninvasive hemodynamics.

Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2267
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2266  Respiratory Care Practicum III  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 16 Lab)  

This course offers practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, College, and student. This course provides the student with an opportunity to care for the critically ill pediatric and neonatal patient.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2167;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2353
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2267  Respiratory Care Practicum IV  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 16 Lab)  

This course provides practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, College, and student. The course provides the student with the opportunity to observe and study diagnostic testing of the pulmonary system. Through specialty rotations in the emergency room, emergency triage and care of the traumatically injured patient are demonstrated to the student. The student is presented the opportunity to refine skills in assessment and procedures via rotations through the adult intensive care units.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2266;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2258
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2310  Cardiopulmonary Disease  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course covers etiology, pathogenesis, pathology, diagnosis, history, prognosis, manifestations, treatment, and detection of cardiopulmonary diseases.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1340
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2314  Mechanical Ventilation  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a study of mechanical ventilation with emphasis on ventilator classification, methods, principles, and operational characteristics.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1429,
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 1460
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2317  Respiratory Care Pharmacology  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of drugs that affect cardiopulmonary systems, with an emphasis on classification, route of administration, dosages/calculations, and physiologic interactions.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2325  Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a study of physical, radiological, hemodynamic, laboratory, nutritional, and cardiopulmonary diagnostic assessments.

Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2362
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2353  Neonatal/Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Care  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a study of neonatal and pediatric cardiopulmonary care. Prerequisite RSPT 2471; Co-requisite RSPT 2361

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2355  Critical Care Monitoring  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course covers advanced monitoring techniques used to access a patient in the critical care setting.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2310
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2360  Respiratory Care Clinical II  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 15 Lab)  

This course offers a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1460, RSPT 2314;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2471
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2361  Respiratory Care Clinical III  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 18 Lab)  

This course offers a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2360, RSPT 2471;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2353
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2362  Respiratory Care Clinical IV  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 18 Lab)  

This course offers a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2361, RSPT 2355;
Co-requisite(s): RSPT 2325
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2371  Mechanical Ventilation II  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a continued study of mechanical ventilation with emphasis on ventilator classification, methods, principles, and operational characteristics.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2314
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2471  Mechanical Ventilation II  4 Credits   (4 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a continued study of mechanical ventilation with emphasis on ventilator classification, methods, principles, and operational characteristics.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 2314
Course Type: Technical