RTH-100: Principles of Respiratory Care (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Principles of Respiratory Care
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

An in-depth study of the cardiopulmonary system from fetal development through old age in health and disease. Topics include Respiratory Care history, cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, the effects of aging on the pulmonary system, basic pulmonary assessment and an introduction to basic pulmonary diseases

Admission to the Respiratory Therapist Program
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.