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RET 2220 Respiratory Care Emergency Preparedness

Advanced resuscitation techniques for the adult, pediatric and neonatal patient with additional focus on special procedures, airway management, ECG monitoring, chest imaging, disaster and epidemic preparedness/treatment, and transport of the critically ill patient. One classroom, three lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: RET 2101 AND RET 2250  Restricted to Majors 


  • Discuss the role of and techniques employed by the respiratory therapist in mass casualty and epidemic events.
  • Describe the techniques employed for land and air transport of the critically ill patient.
  • Describe techniques employed for advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) for the adult and pediatric advanced life support (PALS) for children.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 3