A course and laboratory experience designed for the beginning respiratory care student. The course presents basic principles and essential skills necessary to perform basic respiratory care in preparation for the first clinical rotation. Topics include storage and delivery of medical gases, indications and hazards of medical gas therapy, humidity and bland aerosol therapy, airway management, bronchial hygiene therapy, airway pharmacology, aerosol drug therapy, arterial blood gas analysis, non-invasive ventilation and lung expansion therapy. Lab fee required.
Prerequisite: admission to the Respiratory Care Program.
Terms Offered: Fall
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