Respiratory Care Programs

Major Code: RES

Advisor: A. Brooks, W. Lockett, D. Treanor

This program of study combines training in the technical and clinical aspects of respiratory and general education courses necessary to provide the student with the knowledge necessary to give direct care to patients with respiratory/cardiac health problems. This is a 6  semester (4 academic semesters and 2 summer sessions) program and upon completion the student is awarded the Associate in Applied Science degree.


FRESHMAN YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

SPT 1113

Public Speaking

3

CSC 1113

Computer Concepts

3

ENG 1113

English Composition I

3

RCT 1223

Patient Assess/Planning

3

RCT 1214

Respiratory Care Science

4

RCT 1313

Cardiopulmonary A&P

3

 

  

TOTAL

 

19


FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

 

Elective Humanities/Fine Arts (Music or Art Appreciation)

3

 

Math/Natural Science Elective (College Algebra or higher/Natural Science)

3

 

Elective Social/Behavioral Science (Intro to Sociology, Psychology, Marriage and Family)

3

RCT 2333

Cardiopulmonary Pathology

3

RCT 1416

Respiratory Care I

6

 

  

TOTAL

 

18



SUMMER 1

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

RCT 1424

Respiratory Care II

4

RCT 1322

Pulmonary Function Test

2

TOTAL

 

6


SUMMER 2

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

RCT 2613

Neonatal/Pediatrics

3

RCT 1613

Respiratory Pharmacology

3

TOTAL

 

6

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

RCT 1516

Clinical Practice I

6

RCT 1524

Clinical Practice II

4

RCT 2434

Respiratory Care III

4

 

  

TOTAL

 

14


SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING

COURSE #COURSE NAMECR HRS

RCT 2534

Clinical Practice III

4

RCT 2546

Clinical Practice IV

6

RCT 2713

Respiratory Care Seminar

3

 

  

TOTAL

 

13

TOTAL PROGRAM 84 (includes 8 hours of pre-requisites courses)