Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines

Biological and Health Sciences Division
RSPT 87BINTERVENTIONAL PULMONOLOGY CLINICAL INTERNSHIP IISummer 2014
10 hours clinical laboratory.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: Non-ApplicableCredit Status: Credit
 Degree or Certificate Requirement: Stand Alone Course
 GE Status: Non-GE

Articulation Office Information -
 Transferability: CSUValidation: 11/16/13

1. Description -
Interpretation of diagnostic data and correlation to applied therapies. In addition to clinical application of procedures covered in RSPT 87A, advanced procedures may include (a) balloon dilation, (b) stent placement, (c) lung volume reduction and (d) foreign body removal.
Prerequisite: None
Co-requisite: None
Advisory: None

2. Course Objectives -
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate clinical competency assisting with interventional pulmonology procedures.
  2. Communicate with patients, nurses, physicians and other members of the health care team.
  3. Perform assessments on interventional pulmonology patients
  4. Assist in the management of interventional pulmonology patients
3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -
Classroom will be a Clinical facility with the ability to perform interventional pulmonology procedures. Uniform, name badge, watch with second hand, and stethoscope.

4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -
  1. Interventional pulmonology assisting
    1. Verify orders
    2. Gather necessary equipment specific to the diagnostic or therapeutic procedure being performed.
    3. Set up and check interventional pulmonology equipment specific to the diagnostic or therapeutic procedure being performed.
    4. Monitor patient during the procedure
    5. Monitor and manage ventilation and or ventilator if applicable
    6. Secure emergency equipment is available and functioning
    7. Observation and assistance with special procedures which may include but is not limited to:
      1. Balloon dilation (bronchoplasty)
      2. Stent placement
      3. Lung volume reduction procedures
      4. Foreign body removal
      5. Thermoplasty procedures
      6. Electromagnetic navigation
      7. Endobronchial ultrasound
      8. Fiducial placement
      9. Cell visio
      10. Transbronchial biopsies
  2. Cryotherapy and Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
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 (clinical class)

8. Disciplines -
Respiratory Technologies
 
9. Method of Instruction -
Clinical performance and demonstration of clinical skills.
 
10. Lab Content -
  1. Perform interventional pulmonology assisting
    1. Verify the orders
    2. Gather the necessary equipment specific to the diagnostic or therapeutic procedure being performed.
    3. Set up and check the interventional pulmonology equipment specific to the diagnostic or therapeutic procedure being performed.
    4. Monitor the patient during the procedure
    5. Monitor and manage the patient's ventilation and or ventilator if applicable
    6. Checks emergency equipment is available and functioning
    7. Observes and assists with special procedures which may include but are not limited to:
      1. Balloon dilation (bronchoplasty)
      2. Stent placement
      3. Lung volume reduction procedures
      4. Foreign body removal
      5. Thermoplasty procedures
      6. Electromagnetic navigation
      7. Endobronchial ultrasound
      8. Fiducial placement
      9. Cell visio
      10. Transbronchial biopsies
  2. Cryotherapy and Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
 
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 -
There are no required reading or writing assignments for this course.
13. Need/Justification -
This course is part of a proposed certificate of achievement program in interventional pulmonology. This course is intended for licensed Respiratory Therapists.


Course status: Active
Last updated: 2014-02-28 13:53:23


Foothill CollegeApproved Course Outlines