Curriculum Guides 2005-2006
(Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Summer 2006)
These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2005-2006 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.
Respiratory Care is a health care specialty directed at the diagnosis, treatment, management, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardio‑respiratory system. Upon completion of the program graduates are eligible to sit for the California State License Examination for Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP). Once the RCP Credential has been attained graduates are eligible to sit for the Advanced Level Practitioner Examinations (RRT) of the National Board for Respiratory Care.
This program is based on a selective admission process and involves a special Application for Admission. Applicants are selected once a year and begin the course of study each Fall semester. For program application contact the Health Sciences Division Office. For program information see the College’s Web page.
Requirements for AS Degree:
- Complete Major Field and Supporting Courses with a 2.0 grade point average.
- Complete Plan A, B, or C General Education requirements. These are specified in the Ohlone College Catalog.
- Complete at least 60 degree-applicable units with a 2.0 grade point average.
- Complete at least 12 units at Ohlone College.
- e) Complete each Major Field and Supporting Course with a grade of “C” or better.
|RT-101||Principles of Respiratory Therapy I||3|
|RT-101L||Beginning Clinical Practice||1|
|RT-103||Basic Patient Care||0.5|
|RT-104A||Principles of Respiratory Therapy II||3|
|RT-104B||Principles of Respiratory Therapy III||3|
|RT-105A||Intermediate Laboratory I||1|
|RT-105B||Intermediate Laboratory II||0.5|
|RT-106||Intermediate Clinical Practice (twice) OR||4|
|RT-107||Intermediate Clinical Practice||(4)|
|RT-108||Basic Principles of Respiratory Pathophysiology||1|
|RT-130A||Advanced Respiratory Therapy I||2.5|
|RT-130B||Advanced Respiratory Therapy II||1.5|
|RT-130L||Advanced Clinical Practice||2|
|RT-131A||Principles of Mechanical Ventilation I||2.5|
|RT-131B||Principles of Mechanical Ventilation II||2.5|
|RT-133||Mechanical Ventilation Laboratory||1.5|
|RT-134||Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care||1|
|RT-134L||Clinical Practicum in Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care||1.5|
|RT-135||Computer Simulation for Respiratory Care||0.5|
|RT-136||Critical Care Clinical Practice||3.5|
|RT-137||Home Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Rehabilitation||0.5|
|RT-138||Specialty Rotations in Respiratory Care||0.5|
|RT-139||Pulmonary Function Testing||1|
|RT-139L||Clinical Practice in Pulmonary Function Testing||0.5|
|RT-145||Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation Basic Life Support||0.5|
|AH-151||Applied Clinical Pharmacology||2|
|BIOL-104||Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|BIOL-107||Microbiology and Infectious Diseases||(3)|
|PHYS-108||Survey of Physics||3|
|PSY-105||Child Development OR||3|
|PSY-106||Adolescent Development OR||(3)|
|PSY-108||A Survey of Human Development OR||(3)|
|PSY-110||Psychology of Human Relations OR||(3)|
|PSY-114||Introduction to Paraprofessional Counseling||(3)|