Feb 07, 2023  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

RTAD-120 Respiratory Assessment

Credits 2 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Division signature required; Program eligibility requirements; Placement into ENGL-100  (ACSR-100), completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0, or completion of RDNG-030 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076   Pre- or Co-requisite: RTAD-121 , RTAD-122 , RTAD-124  and RTAD-125  
An introduction to the fundamental skills of patient assessment and communication. Additional topics include interpretation of clinical labortory data legal and ethical responsibilities charting professionalism and death/dying.

Course Outcomes
1. Describe the components of the health care system and the role of respiratory care 2. Describe the components of modern respiratory care services 3. Describe the importance of communication and human interaction in providing patient care 4. Explain the components of general patient care 5. Describe the physical assessment components for the adult patient 6. Describe and demonstrate the techniques of infection control require for safe patient care 7. Evaluate the purpose and significant of clinical laboratory studies 8. Describe the significance and demonstrate the correct management of medical records 9. Describe the ethical and legal implications in the practice of respiratory care 10. Explain and demonstrate the correct procedure for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the adult, pediatric and infant