Apr 14, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
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RTH 123 - Basic Assessment and Monitoring


3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours (3 lec.)

Study of patient assessment and monitoring of the cardiopulmonary impaired patient. Includes bedside respiratory assessment, clinical laboratory studies assessment, oxygenation and ventilation, pulmonary function measurements, clinical application of chest radiography, and basic interpretation of electrocardiogram tracing.

Prerequisite(s): RTH 110 , RTH 112 , RTH 121 , RTH 121LB , and RTH 156 
Corequisite(s): RTH 123LB , RTH 124 , RTH 162 
Information: Students must be currently admitted to the PCC Respiratory Care program and obtain consent of the Respiratory Care department before enrolling in this course.



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