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Due to unhealthy air quality, classes are cancelled and campus is closed now through Saturday. Classes and normal campus operations will resume Monday, November 19, 2018.

Skyline Theater Club's Fall Show, "All My Sons", is going on as planned from November 15th - 17th at 7.30 pm, November 18th 2PM - Presale $10, $12 at the Door.

Class Schedule

Fall 2018    Spring 2019


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 400 - 80740 - Patient & Health Care Concerns
RPTH 400 PATIENT AND HEALTH CARE CONCERNS (1.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 24-27 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Introduction to the field of Respiratory Care; job responsibility and role within the health care team. Discussion of ethical and legal issues that involve Respiratory Care Practitioners. Discussion of aging, death and dying, and information technologies. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 9:35am-10:50am Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 410 - 80741 - Patient Care/Resp. Assessment
RPTH 410 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT CARE AND RESPIRATORY ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES (3)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
The study and practice of basic nursing arts. Also included will be a review of basic science relevant to respiratory therapy and its application to respiratory system assessment. The class will include some hospital practice. Transfer credit: CSU.
Th 10:10am-11:50am Kawamura,S
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 410 - 80741 - Patient Care/Resp. Assessment
RPTH 410 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT CARE AND RESPIRATORY ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES (3)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
The study and practice of basic nursing arts. Also included will be a review of basic science relevant to respiratory therapy and its application to respiratory system assessment. The class will include some hospital practice. Transfer credit: CSU.
Th 12:10pm-2:40pm Kawamura,S
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 415 - 93229 - Respiratory Pharmacology
RPTH 415 RESPIRATORY PHARMACOLOGY (1.5)
Hours/semester: 24-27 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Study of general pharmacology principles, basic terminology, drug action, dosage, adverse reactions, and drug toxicity. Emphasis will include physiologic actions/interactions and cardio-respiratory medication categorization. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 11:20am-12:35pm Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 420 - 80742 - Application of Cardiopulmonary
RPTH 420 APPLICATION OF CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Study of the healthy cardiopulmonary system with application to the types of alterations that occur with disease. Transfer credit: CSU.
T Th 8:10am-9:25am Hernandez,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 450 - 80744 - Respiratory Diseases II
RPTH 450 RESPIRATORY DISEASES II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program. Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Continuation of the study of cardiopulmonary diseases utilizing the model developed in RPTH 445 to include the treatment and pharmacotherapy of selected disorders. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 1:10pm-3:40pm Ferrer,M
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 450 - 80744 - Respiratory Diseases II
RPTH 450 RESPIRATORY DISEASES II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program. Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Continuation of the study of cardiopulmonary diseases utilizing the model developed in RPTH 445 to include the treatment and pharmacotherapy of selected disorders. Transfer credit: CSU.
F 9:10am-11:40am Ferrer,M
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 458 - 80745 - Clinical Clerkship III

RPTH 458 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP III (6)
(Pass/No Pass.)
Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/320 hours of supervised clinical experience in local hospitals. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Supervised experience in the Adult Intensive Care Unit and/or Coronary Care Unit of a local hospital. Emphasis is on attaining proficiency in skills performed by a respiratory care practitioner in these areas. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 8:10am-10:00am Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 458 - 80745 - Clinical Clerkship III

RPTH 458 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP III (6)
(Pass/No Pass.)
Hours/semester: 16-18 lecture/320 hours of supervised clinical experience in local hospitals. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Supervised experience in the Adult Intensive Care Unit and/or Coronary Care Unit of a local hospital. Emphasis is on attaining proficiency in skills performed by a respiratory care practitioner in these areas. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Daniel,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 460 - 80746 - Respiratory Critical Care
RPTH 460 RESPIRATORY CRITICAL CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Study and practice of techniques necessary to provide respiratory care to patients in adult critical care areas. Emphasis includes advanced airway management, ventilator care, respiratory assessment, monitoring and management, and effective communication. Transfer credit: CSU.
M W 9:10am-11:00am Daniel,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 460 - 80746 - Respiratory Critical Care
RPTH 460 RESPIRATORY CRITICAL CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Study and practice of techniques necessary to provide respiratory care to patients in adult critical care areas. Emphasis includes advanced airway management, ventilator care, respiratory assessment, monitoring and management, and effective communication. Transfer credit: CSU.
M W 11:10am-1:50pm Daniel,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 460 - 80746 - Respiratory Critical Care
RPTH 460 RESPIRATORY CRITICAL CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab/16-18 hours by arrangement. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Study and practice of techniques necessary to provide respiratory care to patients in adult critical care areas. Emphasis includes advanced airway management, ventilator care, respiratory assessment, monitoring and management, and effective communication. Transfer credit: CSU.
M W TBA 1 Hrs/Day Daniel,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 490 - 90567 - Neonatal/Pediatric/Rehab. Care
RPTH 490 NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (2.5)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Care program.
Student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population by applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient. This course will give the student the necessary background to pursue further studies in this specialized area. Transfer credit: CSU.
F 12:30pm-2:20pm Esparza,H
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 490 - 90567 - Neonatal/Pediatric/Rehab. Care
RPTH 490 NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (2.5)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Care program.
Student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population by applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient. This course will give the student the necessary background to pursue further studies in this specialized area. Transfer credit: CSU.
M 10:10am-12:00pm Esparza,H
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 490 - 90567 - Neonatal/Pediatric/Rehab. Care
RPTH 490 NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (2.5)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Care program.
Student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population by applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient. This course will give the student the necessary background to pursue further studies in this specialized area. Transfer credit: CSU.
M 12:20pm-3:00pm Esparza,H
Evening Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B10 - 96188 - Adv.Cardiopulmonary Resp. Care

RPTH B10 ADVANCED CARDIOPULMONARY RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 450, or equivalent.
Provides an analytical framework through which students will expand their knowledge of respiratory diseases, diagnostic procedures, and symptom management. Includes detailed assessment of cardiopulmonary and neurorespiratory diseases, performance of diagnostic testing, medical interventions, and analysis of treatment benefits.

TBA Roggero,P
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN PROGRESS RPTH B15 - 95735 - Sleep Medicine & Resp Care

RPTH B15 SLEEP MEDICINE AND RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 450 or equivalent.
Prepares students to apply polysomnography to diagnose sleep disorders. Students will gain knowledge and skills related to the normal development of sleep pattern and demonstrate the ability to identify specific sleep disorders as well as score sleep stages and respiratory patterns. Emphasis is placed on pediatric and adult assessment, monitoring, and sleep disorders.

W 6:00pm-9:00pm Trotter,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class IN PROGRESS RPTH B15 - 95735 - Sleep Medicine & Resp Care

RPTH B15 SLEEP MEDICINE AND RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 450 or equivalent.
Prepares students to apply polysomnography to diagnose sleep disorders. Students will gain knowledge and skills related to the normal development of sleep pattern and demonstrate the ability to identify specific sleep disorders as well as score sleep stages and respiratory patterns. Emphasis is placed on pediatric and adult assessment, monitoring, and sleep disorders.

TBA Trotter,K
Evening Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B20 - 96189 - Adv. Respiratory Case Mgmt.

RPTH B20 ADVANCED RESPIRATORY CASE MANAGEMENT (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Applied case management in Respiratory Care highlighting facilitation, integration, coordination and transition of patients through the continuum of care. Students effectively apply strategies for collaboration between the case manager, the client, the payer and appropriate service personnel, in order to optimize the outcome while maintaining client privacy and confidentiality, health, and safety through advocacy and adherence to ethical, legal, accreditation, certification and regulator standards or guidelines.

TBA Hernandez,R
Evening Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH B30 - 96190 - Principles of Health Education

RPTH B30 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH EDUCATION (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Provides an analytical framework to teach adult learning theory and prepare the student to teach effectively in healthcare and classroom settings. Topics include learning styles, curriculum development, effective teaching techniques, and assessment of learning. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Benscoter,K
Evening Class  Hybrid Class CLASS OVER RPTH B40 - 95734 - Health Care Research Design/Me
RPTH B40 HEALTH CARE RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture hours. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program and MATH 200 (completion of or concurrent enrollment in).
Analysis of research design and methodology in health care and health sciences. Emphasis will include research evaluation and interpretation of results, design methodology, the planning and approval process, data collection and analysis, and communication and presentation of the results.
W 3:00pm-5:50pm Rodriguez,E
Evening Class  Hybrid Class CLASS OVER RPTH B40 - 95734 - Health Care Research Design/Me
RPTH B40 HEALTH CARE RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture hours. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care program and MATH 200 (completion of or concurrent enrollment in).
Analysis of research design and methodology in health care and health sciences. Emphasis will include research evaluation and interpretation of results, design methodology, the planning and approval process, data collection and analysis, and communication and presentation of the results.
TBA Rodriguez,E
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