Program of Study for Respiratory Care, B.S.

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours
RESP 301 Clinical Application of Respiratory Care I 3
RESP 313 Cardiopulmonary Physiology I 3
RESP 315 Respiratory Care for the Medical-Surgical Patient: A Problem-Based Learning Approach 3
RESP 322 Physical Principles of Respiratory Care 3
RESP 338 Clinical Lab I 2
RESP 350 Clinical Topics I 1
Total 15

Spring Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 325 Professional And Technical Writing 3
RESP 310 Clinical Application of Respiratory Care II 3
RESP 323 Cardiopulmonary Physiology II 3
RESP 324 Ventilatory Support: Physiologic and Clinical Applications 3
RESP 329 Neonatal Respiratory Care: Physiologic and Clinical Applications 2
RESP 340 Clinical Lab II 2
RESP 351 Clinical Topics II 1
Total 17

Summer Semester Credit Hours
RESP 320 Clinical Application of Respiratory Care III 6
RESP 344 Clinical Lab III 2
RESP 349 Polysomnography/Sleep Studies 4
Total 12

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Hours
BIOL 441 Research Methods 3
EDUC 352 Teaching Methods 3
PATH 360 Pathology 3
RESP 428 Clinical Application of Respiratory Care IV - Pediatrics 2
RESP 429 Clinical Application of Respiratory Care IV - Hemodynamics 2
RESP 431 Cardiopulmonary Home Care and Rehabilitation 2
Total 15

Spring Semester Credit Hours
Selective 1-3
CBHX 320 Health Care Ethics 3
PHRM 292 Pharmacology 2
RESP 438 Physiology of Acid-Base Balance 3
RESP 440 Clinical Application of Respiratory Care V 4
RESP 454 Introduction to Supervision and Management in the Health Professions 3
RESP 455 Respiratory Health Promotion/Disease Prevention 1
Total 16 - 19

Selectives Credit Hours
RESP 400 Clinical Preceptorship 1
RESP 448 Clinical Advanced Independent Studies 1-3
RESP 499 Independent Study / Research Project 1-3
RESP 499 Independent Study / Teaching Project 1-3
RESP 499 Independent Study / Administration Project 1-3

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Megan Dragonette,
Class of 2009
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