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ERIC Number: ED350455
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 166
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Respiratory Therapy Technology Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
This guide presents the standard curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum addresses the minimum competencies for a respiratory therapy technology program. The guide contains four sections. The General Information section contains an introduction giving an overview and defining the purpose and objectives, a program description, including admissions requirements, typical job titles, an accreditation and certification statement; and a curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next three sections describe the courses under three categories: General Core Courses (English, algebraic concepts); Fundamental Technical Courses (anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, introduction to respiratory therapy, foundations of respiratory therapy, respiratory therapy equipment); and Specific Technical Courses (cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, patient assessment, patient monitoring, airway management, microbiology, pathophysiology, mechanical ventilation, mechanical ventilators, introduction to pulmonary function testing, neonatal/pediatric respiratory care, pulmonary rehabilitation, seminar, clinical orientation, respiratory care I-II, and respiratory critical care I-II). Each course entry consists of the following: course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. An equipment list is appended. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia