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Effective: Summer 2015
RSPT 55GMEDIATED STUDIES IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY VII.5 Unit(s)

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: RSPT 55F.
Grade Type: Letter Grade Only
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU
2 hours laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • Interprets data correctly and chooses correct treatments in the computer modules.
  • Identifies respiratory problems based on information provided and chooses correct tests and procedures in the clinical simulations.
Description -
Seventh of seven media instruction and evaluation in topics paralleling content taught in courses in the respiratory therapy program. Students will take practice exams of the national entry level and registry examinations. Content will also include Advanced PFT and Basic Spirometry. Intended for students in the respiratory therapy program.

Course Objectives -
The goal of this course is to 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.
  1. Advanced PFT
  2. Basic spirometry
  3. SE Written registry self evaluation
  4. SE Entry level CRT mock entry level exam
  5. NBRC Practice exams
  6. Self evaluation Clinical simulation exam
Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Computers, network printer, projectors, and videotape player.

Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
The course content contains modules where students will be graded on information gathering and decision making. Representative comprehensive mock exams that will enable tthe student to identify areas where they will need to focus on.
  1. Advanced PFT computer module
  2. Basic spirometry computer module
  3. SE Written registry self evaluation
  4. SE Entry level CRT mock entry level exam
  5. NBRC Practice exams
    1. CRT practice exam
    2. WRRT practice exam
    3. Clinical simulation practice exam
  6. Self evaluation Clinical simulation exam
Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Computer administered and scored examinations.
  2. Quizzes.
Representative Text(s) -
Robert L. Wilkins,PhD, RRT, FAARC, James K. Stoller, MD, MS and Robert M. Kacmarek, PhD, RRT, FAARC. Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care. 9th Edition. St Louis: C.V. Mosby Co., 2009.

Disciplines -
Respiratory Therapy
 
Method of Instruction -
  1. Computer based learning
 
Lab Content -
  1. Advanced PFT
  2. Basic spirometry
  3. SE Written registry self evaluation
  4. SE Entry level CRT mock entry level exam
  5. NBRC Practice exams
  6. Self evaluation Clinical simulation exam
 
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
Interactive computer modules