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Respiratory Care Course Requirements

Courses Granted for Registry (81 credits - granted upon receipt of official RRT verification)

Course Description Credits
RCP 221 Introduction to Patient Assessment 3
RCP 223 Emergent Chest Radiographic Interpretation 2
RCP 231 Pulmonary Physiology 4
RCP 235 Arterial Blood Gases 3
RCP 236 Cardiopulmonary Dynamics 3
RCP 241 Respiratory Gas Therapeutics 4
RCP 252 Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology 4
RCP 336 Hyperinflation Therapies 3
RCP 337 Pulmonary Pathology
RCP 350  Introduction to Clinical 9
RCP 351  Mechanical Ventilation I
RCP 352  Mechanical Ventilation II 
RCP 386 Critical Care 4
RCP 450 Critical Care I  9
RCP 451  Critical Care II  9
RCP 452  Critical Care III 12

Degree Completion Courses (59 credits)

Course Description Credits
BIO 336 Essentials of Pathophysiology 3
CHE 360 Pharmacology 3
COM 205 Intercultural Communications 3
RCP 326 Disaster Preparedness 1
RCP 335 Exercise Physiology & Education 2
RCP 345 Cardiopulmonary Diagnosis and Monitoring 3
RCP 353 Mechanical Ventilation III 4
RCP 366 Clinical Simulation 3
RCP 387 Critical Care II 2
RCP 388 Advanced Neonatal and Pediatric Resp Care 4
RCP 389 International Neonatology 4
RCP 440 Case Management/Credentials I * 3
RCP 441 Case Management/Credentials II * 3
RCP 442 Case Management/Credentials III * 3
SPE 321 Small Group and Team Communication 3
WRI 227  Technical Report Writing
Humanities Elective 3
  Humanities Elective   3
  Social Science Elective
Social Science Elective 3

*These courses require the acquisition of additional credentials and will incur additional expense. Refer to the Statement of Acknowledgement.


Transfer Courses (47 credits)

Course Description Credits
BIO 105 Microbiology** 4
BIO 200  Medical Terminology  2
BIO 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 233 Human Anatomy and Physiology III 4
CHE 101 Elementary Chemistry 3
CHE 104 Elementary Chemistry Laboratory 1
MATH 111 College Algebra OR
MATH 243 Introductory Statistics 4
PSY Psychology 201, 202 OR 203 3
SPE 111 Public Speaking** 3
WRI 121 English Composition** 3
WRI 122 Argumentative Writing
3
Humanities Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
  Elective  2
  Math/Science/Social Science Elective 1

** This class is not offered online at Oregon Tech. We can help you find an appropriate course to transfer from another school.

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