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R C 453 - Critical Thinking Skill Dev & Prep for TMC Exam

5 Credits


The course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to establish or advance their understanding of the TMC national credentialing exam content and identify areas in which additional study is necessary. Foucs will be on applying knowledge through use of case studies. 

Pre-requisite(s) RC 442 with min. 2.5
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - R C
FeesPX

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Designed to Serve Students in the Respiratory Care program. 
Active Date 20190610T09:32:36

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Course Outline
1. Review data in patient record and gather clinical information 

2. Evaluate procedure results

3. Recommend diagnostic procedures

4. Assemble and troubleshoot equipment

5. Ensure infection control and perform quality control procedures

6. Maintain a patient airway including the care of artificial airways

7. Perform airway clearance and lung expansion techniques

8. Support oxygenation and ventilation 

9. Administer medications and specialty gases

10. Utilize evidence based medicine principles

11. Provide respiratory care techniques in high risk situations

12. Assist physician/provider in performing procedures

14. Initiate and conduct patient and family education 

Student Learning Outcomes
Identify areas of the TMC national credentialing exam content in which additional study is necessary

Identify areas of the TMC national credentialing exam content in which additional study is not necessary

Develop a plan to improve content areas that require additional study



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