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RET 2250 Pediatrics & Neonatology

Development of the fetus, anticipation of high-risk pregnancies and care of the newborn infant, emphasizing neonatal and pediatric physiology and diseases, and pertinent diagnostics.

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

Prereqs: RET 1201 AND Restricted to Majors 


  • Identify and describe fetal development including circulation.
  • Describe the respiratory therapist's role in high-risk deliveries, resuscitation and diagnostic techniques.
  • Differentiate the clinical signs and diagnostic tests and be able to state the treatment of various cardiac anomalies.
  • Differentiate the clinical signs and treatment for neonatal and pediatric disease states.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2