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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RESP 225 Clinical Education II - Introduction to Critical Care

This course is designed to provide the student with hands-on experience caring for critically ill patients in the intensive care setting. The student will be responsible for all aspects of respiratory care for assigned patients. Special emphasis will be placed on mechanical ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring, ABG applications, and routine care of the critically ill patient. 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 110 Human Anatomy and Physiology  with a final grade of “C” or better; RESP 125 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care II  with a final grade of “C” or better; RESP 200 Advanced Respiratory Life Support  with a final grade of “C” or better.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lab: 8