Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

RTH 124 - Pharmacology for Respiratory Care

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours (3 lec.)

Principles of pharmacology and drug receptor theory as it relates to patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Includes general principles of pharmacology, drug dose calculations, central and peripheral nervous system, bronchodilators, drugs used to control airway mucus and edema, and drugs used in the management of ventilator patients and patients with cardiorespiratory disorders.

Prerequisite(s): RTH 110 , RTH 112 , RTH 121 , RTH 121LB , and RTH 156 .
Corequisite(s): RTH 123 , RTH 123LB , 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.