Respiratory Care (RET.S.AAS)

73.0 Credit Hours

Respiratory care practitioners are responsible for the prevention, treatment, management and rehabilitation of patients of all ages with deficiencies or abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system.

The Respiratory Care program is designed to be completed in six (6) semesters on a full-time basis.

The degree program consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. The Respiratory Care program adheres to a competitive selection process for entry to limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the Applicant Information packet located on the webpage. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required and an overall grade point average of at least 2.0 is necessary for continuance in the program and graduation.

Prerequisites: CHE 1111 and BIO 1107 and HIM 1101 and MAT 1130 and RET 1100

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate personal behaviors and attitudes consistent and appropriate to the advanced respiratory care professional.
  • Perform all prescribed therapeutic modalities and diagnostic procedures relevant to the job description of advanced respiratory care practitioners.
  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply and evaluate information relevant to the job description of an advanced respiratory care practitioner.

Curriculum

Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 3 credit hours
ALH 1101: Introduction to Healthcare Delivery View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
BIO 1107: Human Biology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
CHE 1111: Introduction to Chemistry I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
COM 2206: Interpersonal Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
HIM 1101: Medical Terminology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MAT 1130: Allied Health Mathematics View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
PSY 1100: General Psychology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
RET 1100: Introduction to Respiratory Care View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
RET 1101: Respiratory Care Fundamentals I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
RET 1102: Lab for Respiratory Care Fundamentals I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 0 credit hours
RET 1124: Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
RET 1125: Respiratory Care Sciences View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
RET 1201: Respiratory Care Fundamentals II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
RET 1202: Lab for Respiratory Care Fundamentals II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 0 credit hours
RET 1203: Respiratory Care Clinic I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
RET 1205: Cardiopulmonary Disease Processes View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
RET 1301: Respiratory Care Fundamentals III View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
RET 1303: Respiratory Care Clinic II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
RET 2101: Critical Care I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 5 credit hours
RET 2102: Lab for Critical Care I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 0 credit hours
RET 2103: Respiratory Care Clinic III View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
RET 2201: Critical Care II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 4 credit hours
RET 2202: Lab for Critical Care II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 0 credit hours
RET 2203: Respiratory Care Clinic IV View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
RET 2204: Respiratory Care Clinic V View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
RET 2220: Respiratory Care Emergency Preparedness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
RET 2222: Lab for Respiratory Care Emergency Preparedness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 0 credit hours
RET 2250: Pediatrics & Neonatology View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
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