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

RESP 245 Clinical Education VI – Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Home Care

This course is geared to recognizing the special problems of the chronic cardiopulmonary patient. Under close supervision, the student will learn how to teach patients and their families such techniques as: planning each day, special exercises to increase mobility, early signs of deterioration and how to ward off acute exacerbation of disease. Good teaching techniques as well as good therapeutic techniques with which the student should be able to improve the life style of the chronic patient throughout the course of the disease will be taught. 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.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lab: 8