Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-515-180 055813 Respiratory Neo/Peds Care
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-515-180 RESPIRATORY NEO/PEDS CARE...Provides a comprehensive orientation to the field of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care to include fetal development, birth, neonatal physiology, pulmonary dynamics, abnormal cardiopulmonary conditions, diseases, noninvasive and invasive therapeutic interventions. Emphasis is placed on promotion of evidence-based practice using established clinical practice guidelines and published research for its relevance to patient care. (Prerequisite: 10-515-113, Respiratory Life Support )
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Summarize cardiopulmonary development (conception through maturity)
  2. Differentiate cardiopulmonary diseases/disorders of the neonatal/pediatric patient
  3. Develop a therapeutic care plan for the neonatal/pediatric patient
  4. Apply principles of mechanical ventilation and airway management for the neonatal/pediatric patient
  5. Evaluate cardiopulmonary status of the neonatal/pediatric patient
  6. Evaluate radiologic images of neck and chest
  7. Treat cardiopulmonary collapse in the neonatal/pediatric patient