Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

RTH 200 - Respiratory Therapy Principles III

Course Description

In this course students will study advanced topics in respiratory care including cardiovascular and renal physiology and the specialties of pulmonary function testing and pediatrics.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Analyze tests of pulmonary function and modify therapies based upon results.
Apply the principles of respiratory care, cognizant of the special physiologic and pathophysiologic processes of the neonatal and pediatric patient.
Describe fundamental principles of normal renal physiology.
Describe fundamental principles of normal cardiovascular physiology.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: RTH 105 Coreq: RTH 201, RTH 204