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RET 1102 Lab for Respiratory Care Fundamentals I

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Respiratory Care
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No



  • Demonstrate effective skills in administering medicine via MDI/DPI, small volume nebulizers and breath actuated devices.
  • Demonstrate skills in aseptic handwashing techniques, acquiring blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rates and appropriate body mechanics.
  • Demonstrate effective skills in physical assessment including auscultation, tactile fremitus and obtaining respiratory vitals.
  • Demonstrate effective skills in airway management to include intubation, extubation, suctioning, artificial ventilation via resuscitation bag, and tracheostomy care.
  • Demonstrate effective skills in setting up oxygen devices and administering bland aerosol via ultrasonic devices or air entrainment nebulizers.

Credit Hours: 0