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 I  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. Prerequisite or taken at the same time: RSPT 1310

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 1310  Respiratory Care Procedures I  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course provides essential knowledge of the equipment and techniques used in the treatment of cardiopulmonary disease.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1311  Respiratory Care Procedures II  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 3 Lab)  

This course develops essential knowledge and skills of airway care and mechanical ventilation.

Prerequisite(s): RSPT 1225, RSPT 1340, RSPT 1310; Prerequisite or taken at the same time: 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.

Course Type: Technical

RSPT 1360  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 1225, 1340, 1310; Prerequisite or taken at the same time: RSPT 1311 and RSPT 2314
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 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 2310  Cardiopulmonary Disease  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 1 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 1310, Prerequisite or taken at the same time: RSPT 1360
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2325  Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

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

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 III  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 1360, RSPT 2314; Prerequisite or taken at the same time: RSPT 2371
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2361  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 2360, RSPT 2371; Prerequisite or taken at the same time: RSPT 2353
Course Type: Technical

RSPT 2362  Respiratory Care Clinical V  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; Prerequisite or taken at the same time: 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