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RET 1303 Respiratory Care Clinic II

Enhance clinical skills by performing prescribed therapy, evaluating clinical data, assessing patient status and observing/performing diagnostic studies, rehabilitation, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and patient education in multiple health care settings. Seven practicum hours per week.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Respiratory Care
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: RET 1201 AND Restricted to Majors 


  • Provide patient, family, and community education while maintaining acceptable professional conduct.
  • Demonstrate the ability to acquire and evaluate clinical data and modify therapy to achieve therapeutic objectives.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess the cardiopulmonary status of patients and implement respiratory care plans.
  • Develop clinical skills by initiating prescribed respiratory care treatments, managing life support activities, and evaluate and monitor patient responses to such therapy.
  • Explain and/or conduct prescribed pulmonary rehabilitation, hyperbaric oxygen and perform or assist in diagnostic studies.

Credit Hours: 1

Practicum Hours: 7