RESD 200A Techniques of Respiratory Therapy
2.5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Prerequisite: RESD 51B OR RESD 110
Corequisite: RESD 57B OR RESD 116
Formerly RESD 56A.
Clinical practice in intensive care and mechanical ventilator procedures in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients in a hospital setting. The student is expected to perform basic therapeutic modalities mastered in RESD 51A or RESD 104 and RESD 51B or RESD 110 and apply concepts learned in the first academic sessions of the Respiratory Therapy Program. Instruction in the application of therapeutic modalities and diagnostic procedures performed in the general management and treatment of adult and pediatric patients requiring respiratory care are introduced.