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Respiratory Care (0366)

Program Curriculum:

Required Courses
Evening and Weekend Track

The required general education prerequisite courses are: (These may be taken in any order but must be completed prior to program acceptance)

Prerequisites:
ENGL 1101 English Composition 1 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra * 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
PSYC 1101 General Psychology 3
Humanities Elective 3
ALHE 1120 Medical Terminology 1
BIOL 1100k Human Anat. and Phys. for Healthcare** 4
CHEM 1151 Introductory Chemistry*** 4
PHSC 1011k Physical Science 1**** 4
BIOL 2115 Microbiology 4
  32
Spring Semester 1
RESP 1100 Introduction to Respiratory Care 1
RESP 1131 Patient Assessment & Protocols 4
RESP 1111 Fundamentals of Respiratory Care 3
  8
Summer Semester 1
RESP 1132 Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology 2
RESP 1133 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 3
RESP 1134 Cardiopulmonary Disease 2
  7
Fall Semester 1
RESP 1135 Mechanical Ventilation & Critical Care 5
  5
Spring Semester 2
RESP 1136 Neonatal & Pediatric Respiratory Care 2
RESP 1137 Specialized Areas of Respiratory Care 2
RESP 1138 Advanced Cardiac Life Saving 2
  6
Summer Semester 2
RESP 2201 Clinical Practicum 1    (36 x 8) 5
RESP 2205 Clinical Professionalism 1
  6
Fall Semester 2
A Term
RESP 2210 Clinical Practicum 2    (36 x 8) 5
B Term
RESP 2220 Clinical Practicum 3    (36 x 8) 5
RESP 2330 Credential Preparation 1
  11
Totals
Total Respiratory 41
Total Core 34
Total 75

* Students may take Math 1001 Quantitative Reasoning in place of College Algebra
** Students may take BIOL 2111 and 2112 in place of BIOL 1100k
*** Students may take CHEM 1211 and 1212 in place of CHEM 1151
**** Students may take PHYS 1111 in place of PHSC 1011k
***** Students may take any COMM course that satisfies the Oral Communication requirement
Responsible Department: Health Sciences - Respiratory Care
Program Contact: Bill Thomas
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