Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
RSPT 55GMEDIATED STUDIES IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY VIISummer 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: 3/3/11

1. 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.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy Program.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. 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
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Computers, network printer, projectors, and videotape player.

4. 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
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
  1. Computer administered and scored examinations.
  2. Quizzes.
7. 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.

8. Disciplines -
Respiratory Therapy
 
9. Method of Instruction -
  1. Computer based learning
 
10. 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
 
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: 2014-03-22 14:34:32


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines