Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

RTH 241 ‡ Critical Care Therapeutics (4)

Prerequisite(s): RTH 124, RTH 162, RTH 235, and RTH 246; and concurrent enrollment in RTH 243 and RTH 245.

A study of critical care principles and procedures in adult patients. Topics include airway management, mechanical ventilation waveform graphics, selected mechanical ventilators and their troubleshooting, care of mechanically-ventilated patients, alternative modes of mechanical ventilation, and home mechanical ventilation.

3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.