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

RTH 241 - Application of Mechanical Venilation

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours (3 lec.)

Continuation of RTH 162 . Study of the management of mechanical ventilation in the adult patient. Includes airway management, mechanical ventilation waveform graphics, selected adult mechanical ventilators and troubleshooting, care of the mechanically ventilated patient, alternative modes of mechanical ventilation, and home mechanical ventilation.

Prerequisite(s): HCA 152  and RTH 135LC .
Corequisite(s): RTH 241LB , RTH 243 , RTH 243LB , RTH 245LC 
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.