ERIC Number: ED023876
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
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Essentials of an Acceptable School for Inhalation Therapy Technicians.
American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.; American Society of Anesthesiologists, Park Ridge, IL.; American Coll. of Chest Physicians, Chicago, IL.
Prepared by the Council with the cooperation of the Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Chest Physicians, and the American Association for Inhalation Therapy, the standards are intended for informing of physicians, hospitals, and prospective students and for the protecting of the public. Twenty-two standards are organized under the headings of Administration, Faculty, Facilities, Requirements for Admission, Health, Curriculum, Ethics, and Admission to the Approved List. A basic curriculum of 1,800 clock hours of instruction includes: (1) the applied sciences of anatomy, microbiology, chemistry, pathology, pharmacology, psysiology, and physics, (2) procedures in gas analysis, airway management, administration of oxygen and other gases, humidification, ventilation, resuscitation, lung physiology, spirometry, and equipment maintenance, (3) clinical applications in emergencies, medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, general and thoracic surgery, neurosurgery, and pulmonary function, (4) ethics and administration, (5) nursing arts, and (6) clinical practice. (JK)
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Authoring Institution: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL. Council on Medical Education.; American Society of Anesthesiologists, Park Ridge, IL.; American Coll. of Chest Physicians, Chicago, IL.