ERIC Number: ED116039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Apr-30
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A Guide for Respiratory Therapy Curriculum Design.
American Association for Respiratory Therapy, Dallas, TX.
The document presents educational criterion upon which curriculum builders can create a competency-based program of respiratory therapy education. The 11 modules presented supplement and compliment the document Delineation of Roles and Functions of Respiratory Therapy Personnel (CE 005 945) which is listed as appendix D but not included as such. The modules include: (A) medical gas therapy; (B) aerosol humidity therapy; (C) intermittant positive pressure breathing theapy; (D) pulmonary drainage; (E) cardiorespiratory drug administration; (F) infection control; (G) continuous ventilation: (H) introduction to airway care; (I) cardiopulmonary resuscitation; (J) pulmonary function resting; and (K) cardiorespiratory rehabilitation. Units within the modules cover the following materials, generally: introduction, equipment theory and operation, therapeutic techniques, clinical practice, and additional units regarding critical patients. Each unit presents information regarding instructional content and objectives, recommended strategies for teaching and a resource bibliography. The modular format enables a variety of teaching strategies to be employed. Appended materials include: core prerequisites, providing background material on respiratory therapy, integrated sciences, ethics and medical law, compendium of resource bibliographies, listing books and articles; and guide to preparing behaviorally stated objectives (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHHS/PHS), Hyattsville, MD. Div. of Associated Health Professions.
Authoring Institution: American Association for Respiratory Therapy, Dallas, TX.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal reproducibility; For related document, see CE 005 945