Mar 30, 2020  
TCC Catalog 2017-18 
    
TCC Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RET1026 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

4 credit hour(s) | Fall
Prerequisite(s): admission to Respiratory Care  program.
Corequisite(s):  ,  ,  ,  .
This course focuses on history, ethics, organization and credentialing guidelines. It also focuses on medical gas preparation, usage and safety, physical principles of medical gas therapy, oxygen delivery systems, breathing modalities, patient assessment, arterial blood gas drawing techniques and chest physiotherapy and postural drainage. Case studies are used to incorporate the critical thinking process. Contact: 4 hours per week. Does not count toward A.A. degree.