Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

RTH 251 ‡ Advanced and Specialty Therapeutics (5)

Prerequisite(s): RTH 241, RTH 243, and RTH 245; and concurrent enrollment in RTH 255, RTH 256, and RTH 257.

A study of respiratory therapies used in specialized environments. Topics include development and care of the fetus, care of the neonatal and pediatric patient, management of ventilation and oxygenation in the neonatal and pediatric patient, transport, home care, and care of the neonatal and pediatric patient, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), pulmonary rehabilitation, and advanced cardiorespiratory care therapies.

4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

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