RPT 234: Mechanical Ventilation for the RCP

Credits 4 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 6
Clinical Credits

This course continues and expands the presentation of material concerning mechanical ventilation as previously introduced including indications, modification, and discontinuance of mechanical ventilation. Laboratory is required and course emphasis is placed upon the application of scientific principles to the clinical use of various modes of mechanical ventilation. Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the cognitive and psychomotor skills required to effectively institute and maintain various methods of mechanical ventilation. This is a CORE course.


RPT 220, 221, 222, and 223.