Respiratory Therapy (RTH) at Northern Virginia Community College


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RTH 102 - Integrated Sciences for Respiratory Care II
Integrates the concepts of mathematics, chemistry, physics, microbiology, and computer technology as these sciences apply to the practices of respiratory care.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
RTH 111 - Anatomy & Physiology of the Cardiopulmonary System
Concentrates on anatomy and physiology of the cardio- pulmonary system.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
RTH 120 - Fundamental Theory for Respiratory Care
Presents the theory of basic patient assessment and functional medical terminology.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
RTH 121 - Cardiopulmonary Science I
Focuses on pathophysiology, assessment, treatment, and evaluation of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Explores cardiopulmonary and neuromuscular physiology and patho- physiology.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
RTH 131 - Respiratory Care Theory and Procedures I
Presents theory of equipment and procedures and related concepts used for patients requiring general, acute and critical cardiopulmonary care. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
RTH 132 - Respiratory Care Theory and Procedures II
Presents theory of equipment and procedures and related concepts used for patients requiring general, acute and critical cardiopulmonary care. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
RTH 135 - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures I
Focuses on purpose, implementation and evaluation of equipment, and procedures used in the diagnosis and therapeutic management of patients with cardiopulmonary disease.
Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 1-3 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
2 credits
RTH 145 - Pharmacology for Respiratory Care I
Presents selection criteria for the use of, and detailed information on pharmacologic agents used in pulmonary care.
Lecture 1-2 hours per week.
1-2 credits
RTH 151 - Fundamental Clinical Procedures I
Offers clinical instruction in basic patient care practices.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 5-8 hours per week.
3-4 credits
RTH 196 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
RTH 199 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
RTH 215 - Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Focuses on purpose and implementation of comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
RTH 222 - Cardiopulmonary Science II
Focuses on assessment, treatment, and evaluation of patients with cardiopulmonary disease. Explores cardiopulmonary, renal, and neuromuscular physiology, and pathophysiology.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
RTH 223 - Cardiopulmonary Science III
Continues the exploration of topics discussed in RTH 121 and 222.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
RTH 225 - Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Procedures
Focuses on the cardiopulmonary, physiology, pathology and application of therapeutic procedures in the management of the newborn and pediatric patient.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
RTH 227 - Integrated Respiratory Therapy Skills II
Presents intensive correlation of all major respiratory therapy subject areas reflecting the entry-level and advanced practitioner matrices. Emphasizes assessment, implementation, and modification of therapy to patient response.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
RTH 236 - Critical Care Monitoring
Focuses on techniques and theory necessary for the evaluation and treatment of the critical care patient, especially arterial blood gases and hemodynamic measurements. Explores physiologic effects of advanced mechanical ventilation.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
RTH 245 - Pharmacology for Respiratory Care II
Concentrates on pharmacologic agents used in the management of the critically ill patient.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
RTH 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
RTH 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits