Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-515-172 055805 Respiratory Therapeutics 2
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-515-172 RESPIRATORY THERAPEUTICS 2...introduces therapeutic procedures including arterial puncture, bronchial hygiene, lung expansion therapy, and pulmonary rehabilitation. Emphasis is placed on promotion of evidence-based practice using established clinical practice guidelines and published research for its relevance to patient care. (Prerequisite: 10-515-171, Respiratory Therapeutics 1; 10-806-197, Microbiology)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Perform arterial puncture
  2. Perform bronchial hygiene therapies
  3. Perform volume expansion therapies (i.e. IPPB, IS, CPAP, PEP)
  4. Develop an educational plan for patient and family
  5. Develop a multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation care plan
  6. Adapt therapeutic interventions for delivery in an alternate care setting
  7. Perform 12 lead ECG