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

RTH 251 - Neonatal and Pediatric Specialty Therapeutics

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours (4 lec.)

Study of respiratory therapies used in specialized environments. Includes American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Training, care of the neonatal and pediatric patient, management of ventilation and oxygenation in the neonatal and pediatric patient, home care, and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Prerequisite(s): RTH 241 , RTH 241LB , RTH 243 , RTH 243LB , and RTH 245LC .
Corequisite(s): RTH 251LB , RTH 255LC , RTH 256 , RTH 257LB 
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. Students must have a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification prior to enrollment in this class.