Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
RSPT 55EMEDIATED STUDIES IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY VSummer 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: 12/14/10

1. Description -
Fifth of seven instruction and evaluation in topics paralleling content taught in courses in the respiratory therapy program. Topics include neonatal and pediatric diseases, ECG and Hemodynamic monitoring. Develop and strengthen concepts taught in the concurrent lecture and laboratory sessions of the respiratory therapy program. Media materials will provide an alternative learning resource for non-traditional students. Intended for students in the respiratory therapy program.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy Program.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: This course is intended for students accepted and enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Program.

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Extreme prematurity
  2. Neonatal transport
  3. Patent ductus arteriosus
  4. Persistent pulmonary hypertension
  5. Pulmonary interstitial emphysema
  6. Electrocardiography part I, II and III
  7. Hemodynamic monitoring part I, II and III
  8. HFOV 3100B
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Computers, network printer, projectors.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Extreme prematurity clinical simulation
  2. Neonatal transport clinical simulation
  3. Patent ductus arteriosus clinical simulation
  4. Persistent pulmonary hypertension clinical simulation
  5. Pulmonary interstitial emphysema clinical simulation
  6. Electrocardiography
    1. Cardiac electrophysiology and the ECG
    2. Basic arrythmia recognition
    3. Advanced arrythmia recognition
  7. Hemodynamic monitoring
    1. Waveform recognition
    2. Clinical applicatuin
    3. Continuous SvO2 monitoring
  8. HFOV 3100B training software
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 -
Computer based learning.
 
10. Lab Content -
  1. Extreme prematurity
  2. Neonatal transport
  3. Patent ductus arteriosus
  4. Persistent pulmonary hypertension
  5. Pulmonary interstitial emphysema
  6. Electrocardiography part I, II and III
  7. Hemodynamic monitoring part I, II and III
  8. HFOV 3100B
 
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 required core course for the A.S. degree in Respiratory Therapy.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-03-20 17:48:11


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines