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Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

Course Information


Credit Hours: 3

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

This course examines respiratory care fundamentals. Students will study the principles and theory of clinical application of basic respiratory treatments and therapies. This course provides a foundation for the development of knowledge and skills for respiratory care, including history, medical terminology/symbols, medical/legal, infection control, vital signs, physical assessment, medical gas therapy, oxygen analyzers and humidity/aerosol therapy.