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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RET 1026C - Fundamentals of Respiratory Care I

4 hours Lecture, 4 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): BSC 2085C, ENC 1101, and MAC 1105
AA Elective: No
This course discusses the fundamental concepts of basic respiratory care techniques and the use of associated equipment. The curriculum discusses medical gas therapy, as well as aerosol, humidity, and supplemental oxygen therapy. Hyperinflation techniques and airway clearance procedures are discussed. A foundation in respiratory pharmacology is also developed.

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