Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

RTH 201 - Respiratory Therapy Clinical Practicum III

Course Description

This course is a supervised clinical practice.

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

Administer bronchopulmonary hygiene, invasive and non-invasive ventilation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the Emergency Room setting.
Perform pulmonary function testing and analyze results to ensure appropriateness of respiratory care.
Administer bronchopulmonary hygiene and ventilatory support to critically ill adult patients.
Assist physicians with patient assessment, special procedure and communicate effectively with physicians.

Credit Hours: 6

Lab Hours: 12

Course Prerequisites: RTH 105 Coreq: RTH 200, RTH 204