Darton State College

Darton State College Health Sciences Division | Respiratory Care - Program Curriculum: Evening/Weekend Track

Home  » Programs  » Health Sciences  » Respiratory Care

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

The Health Sciences division is responsible for the information on this page.
To inquire about the Respiratory Care program, please contact Allethea Brooks.
For questions regarding content, or for further information, please contact Dr. Kerri Johnson.

Last Update: July 30, 2015 12:49 PM

The Darton State College web site is maintained by the Technology Services Division.