Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

RTH 110 ‡ Introduction to Respiratory Care (4)

Prerequisite(s): BIO 156, BIO 160, BIO 205, ENG 101, ENG 102, MAT 123 or higher, and two of the following—PSY 101, PSY 103, PSY 218, PSY 230, PSY 240, PSY 270, SOC 101, SOC 160, SOC 170, SOC 202, SOC 207, SOC 230; concurrent enrollment in RTH 112, RTH 121, and RTH 123; and acceptance into the respiratory therapy program.

An introduction to the respiratory care profession. Topics include respiratory care and the healthcare system; computer applications; patient safety, communication, and record keeping; principles of infection control; and ethical and legal implications of practice.

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

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