Oct 27, 2020  
TCC Catalog 2018-19 
    
TCC Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RET1483 Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care I

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): admission to Respiratory Care  program.
Corequisite(s):  ,  ,  ,  .
The course will focus on basic assessment for the individual with cardiopulmonary disorders. This will include patient-clinician interaction, universal precautions, patient interview, health history, common symptoms of pulmonary disorders, obtaining vital signs and clinical impression, examination of head and neck, lung topography, examination of the thorax, examination of the precordium, examination of the extremities and physical signs of respiratory disease. Case studies will be used to incorporate the critical thinking process. Contact: 3 hours per week. Does not count toward A.A. degree.