RTH-130: Therapeutic Procedures I (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Therapeutic Procedures
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
6 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

This course provides instruction in beginning therapeutic procedures utilized by the respiratory therapist. Course content includes basic patient and pulmonary assessment, pulse oximetry, basic gas laws, medical gas administration, oxygen therapy delivery systems, and lung expansion techniques. Students practice these procedures in a guided laboratory setting. Course includes 2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab each week.

Admission to the Respiratory 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.