Respiratory Therapy

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Respiratory Therapy (181)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR SUMMER

Course # Course Title Credit
NAS 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
RTH 102 Integrated Sciences for Respiratory Care 3
RTH 110 Fund. Theory & Procedures for Respiratory Care 3
AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Certification Earned
SDV 100 College Success  Skills 1
    Social Science/Humanities Elective 3
FIRST YEAR FALL
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
RTH 111 Anatomy & Physiology of the Cardiopulmonary System 3
RTH 131 Respiratory Care Theory & Procedures I 4
RTH 145 Pharmacology for Respiratory Care 2
RTH 151 Fundamental Clinical Procedures I 4
FIRST YEAR SPRING
RTH 112 Pathology of the Cardiopulmonary System 3
RTH 121 Cardiopulmonary Science 3
RTH 132 Respiratory Care Theory & Procedures II 4
RTH 152 Fundamental Clinical Procedures II 4
SECOND YEAR SUMMER
RTH 135 Diagnostic & Therapeutic Procedures I 2
RTH 224 Integrated Respiratory Therapy Skills I 2
RTH 253 Advanced Clinical Procedures III 3
    Humanities/Fine Art Elective 3
    Social Science Elective 3
SECOND YEAR FALL
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
RTH 226 Theory of Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care  2
RTH 254 Advanced Clinical Procedures IV 3
RTH 227 Integrated Respiratory Therapy Skills I 2
RTH 267 12-Lead EKG Diag. 3
RTH 265 Current Issues in Respiratory Care 2
AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification Earned
Eligible for Certification Testing as a Certified Respiratory Therapist or a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Total Program Credits 72

*Please consult with your advisor on the availability of courses and possible prerequisites and course substitutions.

Core competencies for HLT 105, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, are covered within RTH 110. Students will receive a BLS Healthcare Provider Card.