Sep 29, 2022  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RSPT 1260 - Clinical Internship 1

Credit Hours: 4.00
Prerequisites: Admission into the Respiratory Therapy Program; RSPT 1115 , RSPT 1140 , RSPT 1200 , and RSPT 1210  all with grade C or better

This course introduces the student to clinical practice by providing 32 hours/week of clinical training in a hospital setting. Students perform basic respiratory therapy procedures learned in the procedures laboratory (RSPT 1085 and RSPT 1115). The laboratory portion of the course includes an eight‑hour/week workshop held at the college. The lab is designed to introduce the student to the concepts and psychomotor skills necessary to care for patients on mechanical ventilators. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis. Students are required to pass this course to progress in the program.

Contact Hours: 40 per week for 8 weeks

Center Campus

Spring/Summer semester only

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