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RC 140   Respiratory Care Pharmacology* (2 Hours)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Respiratory Care Program. RC 120 and RC 124 and RC 131 (All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.)

Corequisites: RC 136 and RC 145 and RC 146.

This course acquaints the student with general principles of pharmacology. It provides a comprehensive review of all drugs and drug groups that are administered by respiratory care practitioners or play an integral part in the management of patients they encounter. Emphasis is on the respiratory care clinical application of pharmacological agents, their therapeutic effects, mechanism of action and adverse effects rather than the biochemistry involved. 2 hrs. lecture/wk.

Respiratory Care, AAS

...Second Semester RC 136 Cardiopulmonary Diseases* 3 RC 140 Respiratory Care Pharmacology* 2 RC 145...