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Effective: Summer 2015
RSPT 87BINTERVENTIONAL PULMONOLOGY CLINICAL INTERNSHIP II2 Unit(s)

Grade Type: Letter Grade Only
Not Repeatable.
FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU
6 hours clinical laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter)

Student Learning Outcomes -
  • The student will be able to demonstrate clinical competency assisting interventional pulmonology procedures.
  • The student will be able to perform assessments on interventional pulmonology patients.
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.

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
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.

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)
Methods of Evaluation -
The student will demonstrate proficiency by successfully completing competency checklists and by daily evaluations conducted by clinical preceptors.
Representative Text(s) -
No text required.

Disciplines -
Respiratory Technologies
 
Method of Instruction -
Clinical performance and demonstration of clinical skills.
 
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)
 
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -
There are no required reading or writing assignments for this course.