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2013-2014 College Catalog 
    
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RPT 211 - Introduction to Respiratory Care

2 Hrs.
Prerequisite: BIO 201 , BIO 202 , ENG 101 , MTH 100 , RPT 256  and acceptance into the Respiratory Therapy Program
Corequisite: RPT 210 , RPT 212 , RPT 213 , RPT 214 , and CIS 146 .
This course is designed to acquaint the student with responsibilities of the Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) as a member of the health care team.  Areas of emphasis include:  history of the profession, credentialing mechanism, licensure, medical ethics, communication skills, basic medical terminology, and patient assessment.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate effective communication skills, proper use of aseptic technique, deference to appropriate professional ethics and behavior, and be able to perform basic patient assessment.



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