Feb 23, 2020  
TCC Catalog 2017-18 
    
TCC Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RET2264 Advanced Procedures in Respiratory Care I

3 credit hour(s) | Spring
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or better in  ,  ,  ,  ,  .
Corequisite(s):  ,  ,  ,  ,  .
Covers basic terms and concepts of mechanical ventilation, how ventilators work, how a breath is delivered, establishing the need for mechanical ventilation, selecting the ventilator and the mode, initial ventilator settings, and final considerations in ventilator setup. Begins the process of initial assessment of the mechanically ventilated patient. Case studies will be used to incorporate the critical thinking process. Contact: 3 hours per week. Does not count toward A.A. degree.