Respiratory Therapy (RTH)

Course Descriptions

RTH 225. Pulmonary Function Testing. 3 Credit Hours.

The theory application and equipment for the purpose of diagnosing respiratory pathologies through the measurement of lung gas volumes, capacities, and flows. Includes evaluation through stress (exercise) testing and pulmonary rehabilitation. Additional lab hours required. (Credit is not allowed for both RTH 225 and RC 240).
Prerequisites: RTH 220, and RTH 222 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency

RTH 228. N.B.R.C. Review. 2 Credit Hours.

A comprehensive review of the major components of respiratory care as they apply to the N.B.R.C. matrix for the entry-level and advanced practitioner exams. Including testing methodologies, strategies, evaluations, and simulated testing experiences; extensive simulated testing for entry-level, written and clinical simulations. (Credit is not allowed for both RTH 228 and RC 250).
Prerequisites: Admission to program and Reading Proficiency

RTH 245. Respiratory Care Clinical IV. 2 Credit Hours.

Application of respiratory care principles in the hospital setting. Additional hours required. (Credit is not allowed for both RTH 245 and RC 260).
Prerequisites: RTH 220, RTH 221, RTH 222, RTH 223, and RTH 240 with minimum grades of "C" and Reading Proficiency