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Program Outline
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CCB 108 Introduction to Computers & Healthcare Communications 32 - - 2.0
CMT 105 Medical Terminology 16 - - 1.0
MT 102 Math Applications 32 - - 2.0
CHP 110 General Sciences 38 - - 2.5
BIO 126 Anatomy & Physiology 62 - - 4.0
MB 115 Microbiology 22 - - 1.0
AP 116 Cardiac Anatomy & Physiology 30 - - 2.0
AP 117 Pulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 74 - - 4.5
PC 121 Patient Assessment 20 14 - 1.5
Semester I Total 326 14 - 20.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
RX 150 Pharmacology 34 - - 2.0
RES 130 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics 44 28 - 3.5
RES 140 Cardiopulmonary Diseases 40 - - 2.5
RES 160 Respiratory Pediatrics 30 - - 2.0
RES 170 Respiratory Therapeutics I 32 24 - 2.5
RES 175 Respiratory Therapeutics II 48 60 - 5.0
Semester II Total 228 112 - 17.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CLE 185 Law and Ethics 24 - - 1.5
RES 190 Respiratory Care Practicum I - - 252 5.5
RES 200 Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Wellness 20 - - 1.0
RES 210 Critical Care Techniques 34 16 - 2.5
RES 241 Emergency Care 36 16 - 2.5
RES 221 Advanced Patient Assessment 28 18 - 2.0
Semester III Total 142 50 252 15.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
RES 250 Advanced Pharmacology 46 - - 3.0
RES 230 Advanced Pulmonary Diagnostics 38 - - 2.5
RES 280 Introduction to Mechanical Ventilation 58 58 - 5.5
RES 290 Respiratory Care Practicum II - - 252 5.5
Semester IV Total 142 58 252 16.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Extern Credits
CCM 210 Professional Communications 16 - - 1.0
RES 270 Cardiovascular Diagnostics 50 - - 3.0
RES 260 Respiratory Perinatology 50 - - 3.0
RES 286 Advanced Mechanical Ventilation 46 32 - 4.0
RES 295 Respiratory Care Practicum III - - 216 4.5
RES 275 NBRC Review Course 30 - - 2.0
Semester V Total 192 32 216 17.5
Program Totals* 1030 266 720 87.0

*The total number of program hours is 2,016 at all campuses except Las Vegas. The Las Vegas campus program hours total 2,061. The Las Vegas program includes one additional 3 credit class (HST 205 Nevada History and US Constitution). Graduates of the program receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. Graduates are eligible to apply to sit for the National Board for Respiratory Care Therapist Certification and Registry level examinations.

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Program Length

Approximately 21 months


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