RET 1024  Fundamentals of Respiratory Care credits: 3

This 10 unit course is an orientation to the respiratory care practitioner's role in basic respiratory therapies. Students will be introduced to cardiopulmonary anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and the basic diagnosis and treatment modalities of cardiopulmonary diseases. Students will also explore the use of medical devices and the prevention of infection through universal precautions.

Admission to: RESC-AS with a minimum grade of C and Prerequisite: BSC 2086 with a minimum grade of C and BSC 2086L with a minimum grade of C