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

RTH 245LC - Clinical Procedures II

4 Credits, 16 Contact Hours (16 lab)

This is the clinical portion of RTH 245 and continuation of RTH 135LC . Includes clinical assessment of the critical care patient, advanced airway management, advanced respiratory assessment monitoring, adult mechanical ventilation, transport of the critically ill patient, and care decisions in mechanically ventilated adult patients. Also includes hemodynamic assessment of the critically ill patient, observation in various respiratory care delivery environments, interaction with medical director, and case study presentation.

Prerequisite(s): HCA 152  and RTH 135LC .
Corequisite(s): RTH 241 , RTH 241LB , RTH 243 , RTH 243LB 
Information: Students must be currently admitted to the Respiratory Care program and obtain consent of the Respiratory Care department before enrolling in this course.