Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

RTH 245 Clinical Procedures II (5)

Prerequisite(s): RTH 124, RTH 162, RTH 235, and RTH 246; and concurrent enrollment in RTH 241 and RTH 243.

A continuation of RTH 235. Topics include basic and advanced airway management and care, basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation, arterial blood gases, advanced respiratory monitoring, mechanical ventilation, and care decisions for adult patients. Additional topics include hemodynamic assessment of the critically-ill patient, respiratory care delivery environments, and case study presentations.

3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory.