ERIC Number: ED397298
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Respiratory Care Technology Programs (CIP: 51.0908--Respiratory Therapy Technology). Postsecondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the respiratory care technology program. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies, and section II consists of outlines for each of the following courses in the sequence: cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology; patient assessment and planning; respiratory care science; clinical practice I; respiratory care pharmacology; respiratory care technology (RCT) I; clinical practice II; RCT II; pulmonary function testing; RCT III; cardiopulmonary pathology; clinical practice III; respiratory care seminar; clinical practice IV; neonatal and pediatrics management; a related vocational-technical course--introduction to computers; and academic courses in anatomy and physiology I, principles of chemistry I, anatomy and physiology II, and principles of chemistry II. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Cardiovascular System, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Leadership, Respiratory Therapy, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi