Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
RSPT 70ACLINICAL ROTATION ISummer 2014
10 hours clinic.2 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 120 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 10 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: 11/6/11; 12/4/13

1. Description -
Exposure to hospital departments. Clinical application of respiratory therapy procedures. Interpretation of basic diagnostic data and correlation to applied therapies. Intended for students in the respiratory therapy program.
Prerequisites: RSPT 50C and 51C.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate ability to effectively read a patient's chart and give a patient report
  2. Demonstrate correct technique for Compressed Gas Handling
  3. Demonstrate correct technique for Cleaning and Sterilization of Equipment and personal asepsis.
  4. Successfully complete a chest examination on a patient
  5. Demonstrate correct techniques for delivery of Oxygen, Humidity, and Mist therapy
  6. Demonstrate correct technique for Incentive Spirometry
  7. Demonstrate correct technique for I.P.P.B.
  8. Demonstrate correct technique for Chest Physiotherapy
  9. Demonstrate correct technique for set up and delivery of Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
  10. Demonstrate correct technique for set up and delivery of Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation, being able to manage one ventilator patient.
  11. Demonstrate correct technique for Administration of Medications via Aerosol
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Uniform, name tag, watch with second hand, stethoscope. Classroom will be in the clinical station at the hospital.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Chart Reading and Reporting
    1. SOAP charting
    2. SBAR charting
    3. End of shift reports
  2. Compressed Gas Handling
    1. Large cylinders
    2. Small cylinders
  3. Cleaning and Sterilization of Equipment and Aseptic Technique
    1. Hand washing
    2. Autoclave sterilization
    3. Gas sterilization
    4. Pasteurization
  4. Chest Examination
    1. Auscultation
    2. Chest assessment
  5. Oxygen, Humidity, and Mist Administration
    1. Techniques
    2. Equipment
  6. Incentive Spirometry
    1. Indications
    2. Techniques
  7. I.P.P.B.
    1. Indications
    2. Techniques
  8. Chest Physiotherapy
    1. Indications
    2. Techniques
  9. Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
    1. Indications
    2. Techniques
  10. Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
    1. Indications
    2. Techniques
  11. Administration of Medications via Aerosol
    1. Indications
    2. Techniques
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
The student will demonstrate proficiency by successfully completing competency checklists and by daily evaluations conducted by clinical preceptors.
7. Representative Text(s) -
No text required.

8. Disciplines -
Respiratory Technologies
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Clinical performance and demonstration of clinical skills.
 
10. Lab Content -
  1. Chart Reading and Reporting
  2. Compressed Gas Handling
  3. Cleaning and Sterilization of Equipment and Aseptic Technique
  4. Chest Examination
  5. Oxygen, Humidity, and Mist Administration
  6. Incentive Spirometry
  7. I.P.P.B.
  8. Chest Physiotherapy
  9. Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
  10. Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
  11. Administration of Medications via Aerosol
 
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 -
They are expected to complete college-developed ICU Worksheets to demonstrate their understanding of each of their patients' conditions and treatments. These worksheets include writing of narratives on the assessment and therapy plan for each patient.
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 14:53:23


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines