RT2014: RT Clinical Practicum II

Credits 4 Lab Hours 8 Lecture Hours 2 Clinical Hours 0
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This course is a two-hour lecture that is a continuation of general clinical practice. The student acquires more critical care experience with emphasis on pulmonary function testing, chest x-rays, physician rounds, blood gas sampling and analysis, non-invasive monitoring, and non-invasive ventilation. The classroom portion of this course introduces the student to advanced procedures that include: fiberoptic bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, chest tube management, and non-invasive ventilation.


Admission into the Respiratory Therapy program.