This practicum is designed to introduce the student to the clinical facility and clinical education. The student is introduced to the aspects of respiratory care as outlined in RCP 10204 Respiratory Fundamentals I. Emphasis is on the supervised practice of basic respiratory care procedures. Practice in gathering information from the patient record, patient evaluation, oxygen administration, and recordkeeping is provided. Ten to twelve (10-12) clinical hours a week, which include pre/ post seminar. Course fee required. Prerequisite: successful completion of program sequence.
Offered Fall for 1 Semester hours.