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R C 433 - Advanced Pediatric Disease Management

5 Credits

This course is part 2 (of 2) focusing on neonatal and pediatric respiratory care, with emphasis on the growing neonate and residual health issues transitioning to childhood. Respiratory care best practices and current treatment models are featured. 

Pre-requisite(s) RC 411 with min. 2.5
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - R C

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Students in the Respiratory Care program 
Active Date 20190610T09:32:23

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Course Outline
1.The growing infant with residual respiratory health issues

2. Cardiac malformations and treatment of select malformations

3. Pediatric airway malformations

4. Common pediatric respiratory diseases

5. Contrast between adult and pediatric RC management

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will identify respiratory disease processes in the developing infant, including congenital and acquired diseases

Students will describe select cardiac malformations and identify basic repair procedures with implications to RC management

Students will categorize select treatments for pediatric airway malformations and RC management techniques

Students will compare and contrast RC management therapies with adult care

Students will outline and describe pediatric emergency procedures for shock, sepsis and cardiovascular collapse

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