Respiratory Care Programs

Major Code: RES

Advisor: A. Brooks, W. Lockett, Y. Washington

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. Upon completion of this program, the student is awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree.

 

Prerequisites:                                                                                            Hours:
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture (BIO 2513)                3
Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab (BIO 2511)                       1
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture (BIO 2523)              3
Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab (BIO 2521)                     1
Total                                                                                                  8

FRESHMAN YEAR FALL

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR HRS

LLS 1311

Orientation

1

RCT 1223

Patient Assess/Planning 3

RCT 1213

Respiratory Care Science 3

RCT 1313

Cardiopulmonary A&P 3
RCT 1416 Respiratory Care I 6
TOTAL   16
     

FRESHMAN YEAR SPRING

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR HRS

RCT 1322

Pulmonary Functions

2

RCT 1424

Respiratory Care II

4

RCT 2333

Cardiopulmonary Pathology

3

RCT 2613 Neonatal Pediatrics

3

RCT 1613

Respiratory Pharmacology

3
TOTAL   15


SUMMER 1

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR HRS

RCT 1515

Clinical Practice 1

5

 

Math/Science Elective

3

TOTAL

 

8


 

SOPHOMORE YEAR FALL

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR HRS

RCT 1524

Clinical Practice II

4

RCT 2534

Clinical Practice III

4

RCT 2434

Respiratory Care III

4

Elective Human/Fine Arts* 3
ENG 1113 English Comp I 3

TOTAL

 

18


SOPHOMORE YEAR SPRING

COURSE # COURSE NAME CR HRS

RCT 2545

Clinical Practice IV

5

RCT 2713 Respiratory Care Seminar 3
CSC 1113 Computer Concepts 3
SPT 1113 Public Speaking 3
Elective Social/Behavioral Science*** 3

TOTAL

 

17

TOTAL PROGRAM 82 (includes 8 hours of pre-requisites courses)
* Music Appreciation, Art Appreciation
** College Algebra or higher/Natural Science
***Intro to Sociology, Psychology, Marriage and Family