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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RESP 240 Clinical Education III - Pulmonary and Diagnostic Medicine

Students will rotate through several diagnostic cardiopulmonary laboratories where they will observe and perform, under close supervision, various procedures and diagnostic techniques, including, but not limited to: pulmonary function studies (basic and advanced), arterial blood gas analysis, flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy assistance, cardiac stress testing, echocardiography, and electrocardiography. Didactic instruction will also be provided to supplement clinical experience. A letter grade of “C” or better is required for graduation. Open only to matriculated Respiratory Care students or those with permission of the department chairperson.
Pre-requisite(s): RESP 125 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II  with a final grade of “C” or better and RESP 200 Advanced Respiratory Life Support  with a final grade of “C” or better.
Pre- or co- requisite(s): RESP 205 Diseases of The Cardiopulmonary System  with a final grade of “C” or better.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lab: 8