RST 225 PEDIATRIC/ NEONATAL RESPIRATORY CARE

RST 225          PEDIATRIC/NEONATAL RESPIRATORY CARE          (3 Credits)

This course introduces the special respiratory care needs of the neonatal and pediatric patients.  Topics covered include development of the respiratory system, care of the newborn, respiratory diseases, mechanical ventilation, oxygen and aerosol therapy, and emergency transport.  Supervised pediatric and neonatal clinical experience occurs.

Prerequisites: 

Co-requisites:  RST 228

Laboratory fee.

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