RTT 100 - Fundamentals of Respiratory Therapy

Students are given the knowledge, skills, and attitudes basic to all patient care, with special emphasis on the basic science principles applicable to medical gases, pressure breathing devices, gas exchange, artificial ventilation, and respiration. This course also involves the study and operation of basic respiratory therapy equipment such as cannulae, masks and tents, nebulizers, flowmeters and regulators, oxygen analyzers, and oxygen supply systems. Prerequisite: Matriculation in the RTT Program, Corequisites: RTT 101, MAT 109

Course Credit: 4