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RSPT 55F: MEDIATED STUDIES IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY VI

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 0.5
Hours: 2 laboratory per week (24 total per quarter)
Prerequisite: RSPT 55E.
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: CSU
Grade Type: Letter Grade Only
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Interprets information and accurately suggests treatment in clinical simulations for patients with cardiopulmonary and pulmonary conditions.
  • Student will be able to state indications, application and risks involved with the placement of Chest tubes.

Description

Sixth of seven courses paralleling content taught in courses in the Respiratory Therapy Program. Topics covered include: COPD/mechanical ventilation, head injury, acute congestive heart failure, near drowning, neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, hypothermia with cardiac arrest, COPD/home care and pulmonary rehabilitation. Intended for students in the Respiratory Therapy Program; enrollment is limited to students accepted in the program.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Demonstrate and describe the following skills:
1. COPD/mechanical ventilation
2. Head injury
3. Acute congestive heart failure
4. Pediatric near drowning
5. Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
6. Hypothermia with cardiac arrest
7. COPD/home care and pulmonary rehabilitation
8. Chest tubes and chest drainage systems
9. Innovative approaches in the management of ARDS
10. Management of asthma
11. Pulmonary rehabilitation

Course Content

The course content includes information gathering and decision making for different patients whose diagnoses and classifications are listed below:
A. COPD/mechanical ventilation clinical simulation
B. Head injury clinical simulation
C. Acute congestive heart failure clinical simulation
D. Pediatric near drowning clinical simulation
E. Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
F. Hypothermia with cardiac arrest clinical simulation
G. COPD/home care and pulmonary rehabilitation clinical simulation
H. Chest tubes and chest drainage systems computer module
I. Innovative approaches in the management of ARDS computer module
J. Management of asthma computer module
K. Pulmonary rehabilitation computer module

Lab Content

A. COPD/mechanical ventilation
B. Head injury
C. Acute congestive heart failure
D. Pediatric near drowning
E. Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
F. Hypothermia with cardiac arrest
G. COPD/home care and pulmonary rehabilitation
H. Chest tubes and chest drainage systems
I. Innovative approaches in the management of ARDS
J. Management of asthma
K. Pulmonary rehabilitation

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. Computer and a network printer.

Method(s) of Evaluation

A. Computer administered and scored examinations.
B. Quizzes.

Method(s) of Instruction

A. Computer based learning.
B. The goal of this course is to develop and strengthen concepts taught in the concurrent lecture and laboratory sessions of the Respiratory Therapy program. Media materials will provide an alternative learning resource for non-traditional students.

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Kacmarek, Stoller, and Heuer. Mosby's Respiratory Care Online for Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care. 2nd ed. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby Co., 2013. ISBN 9780323084932



Although this text is older than the suggested "5 years or newer" standard, it remains a seminal text in this area of study.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Interactive computer modules

 

Discipline(s)

Respiratory Technologies