Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
RSPT 55CMEDIATED STUDIES IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY IIISummer 2013
2 hours laboratory..5 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 24 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 2 Lecture/Lab:
 Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.

Repeatability -
Statement: Not Repeatable.

Status -
 Course Status: ActiveGrading: Letter Grade Only
 Degree Status: ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: AS Degree
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: CSUValidation: 1/3/11

1. Description -
Third of seven courses paralleling content taught in courses in the respiratory therapy program. Focus on Assessments and data evaluation. Develop and strengthen concepts taught in the concurrent lecture and laboratory sessions of the Respiratory Therapy program. Intended for students in the respiratory therapy program.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy Program.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Age appropriate considerations
  2. Assessment of the cardiopulmonary patient
  3. Fluid, electrolyte and acid base balance
  4. The complete chest exam
  5. Acute laryngotraceobronchitis
  6. Muscular dystrophy
  7. Auscultation of breath sounds
  8. Arterial blood gas interpretation
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Computers, network printer, projectors, and videotape player.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Age appropriate considerations interactive courseware
  2. Assessment of the cardiopulmonary patient interactive courseware
  3. Fluid, electrolyte and acid base balance module
  4. The complete chest exam module
  5. Acute laryngotracheobronchitis pediatric clinical simulation
  6. Muscular dystrophy pediatric clinical simulation
  7. Auscultation of breath sounds computer module
  8. Arterial blood gas interpretation computer module
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Computer administered and scored examinations.
  2. Quizzes.
7. Representative Text(s) -
Wilkins, Stoller and Kacmarek. Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care. 9th Edition. St Louis: C.V. Mosby Co., 2009. ISBN 9780323036573

8. Disciplines -
Respiratory Therapy
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Interactive computer modules. Media materials will provide an alternative learning resource for non-traditional students.
 
10. Lab Content -
  1. Age appropriate considerations
  2. Assessment of the cardiopulmonary patient
  3. Fluid, electrolyte and acid base balance
  4. The complete chest exam
  5. Acute laryngotraceobronchitis
  6. Muscular dystrophy
  7. Auscultation of breath sounds
  8. Arterial blood gas interpretation
 
11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.
 
12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Interactive computer modules.
13. Need/Justification -
This course is a required core course for the AS degree in Respiratory Therapy.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-03-20 17:42:56


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines