Courses

Fall 2014 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 400 - 80740 - Patient & Health Care Concerns


RPTH 400 PATIENT AND HEALTH CARE CONCERNS (1.5)
Minimum of 24 lecture hours/semester. 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 10:35am-11:55am Daniel,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 410 - 80741 - Patient Care/Resp. Assessment


RPTH 410 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT CARE AND RESPIRATORY ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES (3)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. 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 10:35am-12:25pm Kawamura,S
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 410 - 80741 - Patient Care/Resp. Assessment


RPTH 410 INTRODUCTION TO PATIENT CARE AND RESPIRATORY ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES (3)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 48 lab hours/semester. 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 1:00pm-3:50pm Kawamura,S
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 415 - 93229 - Respiratory Pharmacology


RPTH 415 RESPIRATORY PHARMACOLOGY (1.5)
Minimum of 24 lecture hours/semester. 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 12:20pm-1:40pm Daniel,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 420 - 80742 - Application of Cardiopulmonary
RPTH 420 APPLICATION OF CARDIOPULMONARY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (3)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Study of the healthy cardiopulmonary system with application to the types of alterations that occur with disease. Emphasis will be applied to areas of particular concern to Respiratory Care Practitioners. When applicable, case histories will be utilized. Computer programs will be used for computations requiring practice. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 9:00am-10:25am Ahmed,I
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 450 - 80744 - Respiratory Diseases II
RPTH 450 RESPIRATORY DISEASES II (3)

Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: 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 1:50pm-4:40pm Ahmed,I
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 450 - 80744 - Respiratory Diseases II
RPTH 450 RESPIRATORY DISEASES II (3)

Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisite: 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-11:50am Ahmed,I
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 458 - 80745 - Clinical Clerkship III


RPTH 458 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP III (6)
(Pass/No Pass.)

Minimum of 16 lecture hours and 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   CLASS OVER RPTH 458 - 80745 - Clinical Clerkship III


RPTH 458 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP III (6)
(Pass/No Pass.)

Minimum of 16 lecture hours and 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)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 48 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement/semester. 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)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 48 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement/semester. 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)

Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 48 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement/semester. 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)
Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 24 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
By applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient, the student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population. This course will give the student the necessary background to pursue further studies in this specialized area. Transfer credit: CSU.

F 12:40pm-2:30pm Esparza,H
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH 490 - 90567 - Neonatal/Pediatric/Rehab. Care
RPTH 490 NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (2.5)
Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 24 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
By applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient, the student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population. 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   CLASS OVER RPTH 490 - 90567 - Neonatal/Pediatric/Rehab. Care
RPTH 490 NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (2.5)
Minimum of 32 lecture hours and 24 lab hours/semester. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
By applying the normal and abnormal cardiorespiratory anatomy and physiology of the newborn and pediatric patient, the student will master the basic foundation and competent delivery of respiratory care with this age specific population. This course will give the student the necessary background to pursue further studies in this specialized area. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 12:05pm-3:00pm Esparza,H

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