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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

RET1272 - Fundamentals of Respiratory Care 1 (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
9 credits (9 lecture hours)

Introduction to basic science, theories, and technologies in respiratory care with emphasis on knowledge required to perform respiratory care, medical terminology, pharmacology, medical gas therapy, patient assessment, therapies and diagnostics. The basic components will be incorporated into discussions regarding cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology.

Corequisites: RET1272L, RET1874L (with a grade of C or higher)

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