2018-2019 Catalog

RESP 1000 Orientation to Respiratory Care

3.0 - 0.0 - 3.0


(1) Acceptance into the Respiratory Care Technology program - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course provides exploration into the field of respiratory care for students who are seeking a career in the profession. Emphasis is placed on the role of the respiratory care practitioner in dealing with the legal and psychological aspects of patient care. The student is acquainted with the medical terminology associated with the field of respiratory care. Other topics include employment opportunities, communication skills, and medical ethics.