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RES 202 - Medical Aspects of Respiratoy Therapy

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: RES 115 , RES 116 , RES 117  
Co-requisites: RES 211C  

A course providing a physician's insights into medical and surgical topics related to respiratory therapy with an emphasis on MD/therapist communication. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the role of the physician and describe the relationship between the physician and respiratory therapist.
  2. Identify the difference between a complete and incomplete order from a physician.
  3. Interpret a respiratory therapy order and apply various treatment options (modalities) to enhance patient care outcomes.
  4. Develop a respiratory therapy care plan.
Listed Topics
  1. Introduction to the Role of the Physician
  2. Treatment Options and Care Plans
  3. Management of Respiratory Disorders
Reference Materials
NBRC National Exams
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 07/13/2006

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