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TCC Catalog 2018-19 
TCC Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RET1026 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

4 credit hour(s)
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.