Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
RSPT 70DCLINICAL ROTATION IVSummer 2014
25 hours clinic.5 Units

Total Quarter Learning Hours: 300 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)
 
 Lecture Hours: Lab Hours: 25 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 -
Continuation of RSPT 70C. Further clinical experience with ventilation and special procedures of surgical, medical, neonatal, and pediatric intensive care, offered as options for remediation. Assignment dependent upon demonstrated student needs. Mini-rotations offered to qualified students, depending on interest. Intended for students in the respiratory therapy program.
Prerequisite: RSPT 70C.
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate clinical proficiency with ventilation and special procedures for adult patients
  2. Demonstrate clinical proficiency with ventilation and special procedures for pediatric patients
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Name tag, watch with second hand, stethoscope.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Adult Surgical/Medical (Respiratory) Intensive Care
    1. Selecting appropriate ventilator.
    2. Establishing initial settings.
    3. Changing settings with changing patient response.
    4. Monitoring patient/ventilator system.
    5. Changing ventilator tubing.
    6. Troubleshooting patient problems.
    7. Troubleshooting ventilator tubing.
    8. Application of PEEP (CPPV).
    9. Application of CPAP (CPPB).
    10. Application of IMV (or SIMV).
    11. Application of pressure support.
    12. Application of pressure control.
    13. Weaning patient.
  2. Neonatal/Pediatric Intensive Care
    1. Selecting appropriate ventilator.
    2. Establishing initial settings.
    3. Changing settings with changing patient response.
    4. Monitoring patient.
    5. Monitoring ventilator.
    6. Changing ventilator tubing.
    7. Troubleshooting patient problems.
    8. Troubleshooting ventilator tubing.
    9. Application of PEEP (CPPV).
    10. Application of CPAP (CPPB)
    11. Application of IMV (or SIMV).
    12. Application of pressure support.
    13. Application of pressure control.
    14. Weaning patient in various combinations.
5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.
 
6. Methods of Evaluation -
The student 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 observation and performance, and demonstration of clinical skills.
 
10. Lab Content -
  1. Adult Surgical/Medical (Respiratory) Intensive Care
    1. Selecting appropriate ventilator.
    2. Establishing initial settings.
    3. Changing settings with changing patient response.
    4. Monitoring patient/ventilator system.
    5. Changing ventilator tubing.
    6. Troubleshooting patient problems.
    7. Troubleshooting ventilator tubing.
    8. Application of PEEP (CPPV).
    9. Application of CPAP (CPPB).
    10. Application of IMV (or SIMV).
    11. Application of pressure support.
    12. Application of pressure control.
    13. Weaning patient.
  2. Neonatal/Pediatric Intensive Care
    1. Selecting appropriate ventilator.
    2. Establishing initial settings.
    3. Changing settings with changing patient response.
    4. Monitoring patient.
    5. Monitoring ventilator.
    6. Changing ventilator tubing.
    7. Troubleshooting patient problems.
    8. Troubleshooting ventilator tubing.
    9. Application of PEEP (CPPV).
    10. Application of CPAP (CPPB)
    11. Application of IMV (or SIMV).
    12. Application of pressure support.
    13. Application of pressure control.
    14. Weaning patient in various combinations.
 
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 -
Students 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 14:55:10


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines