West Campus Allied Health 131
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RSPT-1411-001 Respiratory Care Procedures II
Prerequisite: RSPT 1410
Develops essential knowledge and skills of airway care and mechanical ventilation.
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
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(4 sem hrs; 3 lec, 4 lab)
On Campus Course
Be aware that book #1 and 3 were purchased last semester.
End of Course Outcomes: Set up equipment; conduct airway care; initiate mechanical ventilation; troubleshoot equipment; maintain patient records; and communicate relevant information to members of the health care team.
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Grievance Procedure: If a student is having a problem with course policies or the instructor, he or she should first try and resolve any such problems through the instructor. If the problem is not resolved, the student may proceed to Respiratory Care Program Director (Becky Byrd), Associate Dean of Health Sciences (Kim Boyd), and Dean of Health Sciences (Kim Crowley. If the student is still unsatisfied, they may proceed to the Vice President of Enrollment Management (Bob Austin) or to the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, (Becky Burton).
There will be no exemptions from section or final exams.
Exams will be administered using Respondus Lockdown Browser to ensure exam integrity.
During the testing period, the student may take a break, however, no additional time will be allowed for the test. Only one student at a time may leave the testing room. After completion of a major exam, the student will not be allowed to wait for the next class in the laboratory or hallway. The student must either sit quietly in their seat until all students are finished or exit the building.
Calculators may not be used during exams or quizzes. During exams, calculators will be enabled through Respondus.
The Program has 1 "loaner" computer for testing. If your laptop fails to log in, the loaner will be available on a first-come, first serve basis. If the loaners is not available, the test will have to be taken late, with the make-up penalty applied.
Exams will not be made available to review post-test. If the student desires to know specific content areas to study based on exam peformance, an appointment must be made with the instructor to discuss this information. Pictures and/or recordings of exam questions are not allowed. Failure to adhere to this policy will result in a grade of 0 for the exam and will severely jeopardize successful completion of this course (see AC RC Student Handbook).
The opportunity to make-up missed tests and turn in assignments will be decided on an individual basis by the instructor. The exam must be taken within 1 week and the maximum grade that can be earned is 75%. Makeup exams may be different from the exam given on the scheduled day. There will be no make-up offered for the final exam, lab practical or quizzes.
Lab Exercises & Homework Assignments
Lab exercises & homework assignments are intended to enhance learning course material and to prepare for exams. Lab is designed as a place to learn, then to practice, and finally to test in the sim lab. In the lab you are expected to perform the Lab Exercises and practice for the sims. Lab Worksheets are homework. Graded lab exercises can be "redone" to raise the initial grade, but the re-grade cannot exceed 85%. Lab exercises, lab exercise corrections and homework assignments will be due on a specified date and will not be accepted late.
Lab Exercises will be submitted for grading as a group assignment. Students working on the assignment must sign their own name to the work. Lab Exercise "redo's" must be completed separately, and both the original and corrected work submitted for re-grading. As with the original submission, students working on the corrections must sign their own name to the work. Names may not be added after submission.
The points earned from simulation, homework, quizzes and lab exercises will not be added into the student's course grade average unless the student has earned at least a 74.5% average on the exams.
Sim lab is for procedure testing and there will be a reasonable time limit on all simulations. Absolutely no teaching regarding technique will be done. Questions may be asked about the situation. Each simulation is worth 10 points and all sims must be passed to pass the course. Each sim may be attempted up to 3 times, however every attempt after the initial will have a maximum score of 75%. A failed sim attempt will result if your name is drawn for simulation and you are not in class.
|It will be necessary to spend time in the laboratory outside of class time to complete all laboratory assignments and simulations. All simulations must be successfully completed by Thursday, 4:00 pm in the week preceding finals. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS!|
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 75 - 79
F = 0 - 74
The instructor will meet with students who do not pass exams for mandatory remediation. Both parties will develop a plan to gain better understanding of the information covered on the test. The plan may include, but not be limited to:
Mandatory remediation of an exam will be a group event at a date/time set by the instructor. Failure to arrive on time and complete the a remediation meeting at the set date/time will result in negative points (-10 points) for that exam.
Any time a class is missed, it is the student's responsibility to obtain notes from classmates. The instructor will be happy to discuss any information from the class, but the instructor's lecture notes are not available for copying.
To minimize absences and lecture class disruptions, student may earn points that will affect the final course grade. Every time the student earns four (4) points, the final course grade will be dropped one (1) letter grade. Points are earned as follows:
**The student is "Late" to class if the student is not in their seat when class begins.
A student who plans to succeed in this course should also plan to regularly attend all lecture and laboratory sessions. Cases of excessive tardiness and absence will be handled on an individual basis and will require a counseling session. Following this session, a departmental counseling form will be placed in your file. The purpose of this form is to document that the student has been made aware that excessive absences are jeopardizing successful completion of this course.
|Week 1||Syllabus, Respiratory failure||Unit 15: Artificial Airways|
|Week 2||Respiratory failure, ABGs||Unit 16: Ventilation Parameters|
|Week 3||Intro to mechanical ventilation||Unit 17: Cuff Inflation|
|Week 4||Drives, breath types, flow/volume/time/pressure||Unit 18: Intubation/Extubation|
|Week 5||Exam 1; control variables, cycling||Unit 18: Intubation/Extubation|
|Week 6||Inspiratory & expiratory phase||Unit 13: Tracheostomy|
|Week 7||Exam 2; modes||Ventilator Orientation/Lab Exam|
|Week 8||Modes||BiPAP Orientation|
|Week 9||Calculations||Ventilator Exercises|
|Week 10||Exam 3; Ventilatory support initiation||Ventilator Exercises|
|Week 11||Humidification, Ventilator settings||Ventilator Exercises|
|Week 12||Ventilator settings||Ventilator Exercises|
|Week 13||Management: volume, pressure, flow||Patient-Ventilator Management|
|Week 14||Management: ventilation, oxygenation||Patient-Ventilator Management|
|Week 15||Management: diseases||Patient-Ventilator Management
Lab Practical (Wed. April 30)
Last date to withdraw is April 18, 2022.
01/05/22 4:00 PM
02/18/22 9:19 AM