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Respiratory Therapy, AS S1205

Program: S1205
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANAT 10A Introductory Human Anatomy 4.0
MEDI 90 Medical Terminology 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
Total:   12.0
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
Total:   4.5
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ANAT 10B Introductory Human Physiology 4.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
CHEM 10 Chemistry-Allied Health Majors 5.0
Total:   12.0
Schedule Counseling Appt: (909) 274-4380 to submit Respiratory admission online checklist
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 102 Princip of Respiratory Therapy 2.0
RESD 104 Respiratory Therapy Science 4.0
RESD 106 Pulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
Total:   12.0
PHIL 12 for C2: Humanities is recommended
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 108 Pharmacology Respiratory Care 1.5
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Communication Studies
Total:   5.5
SPCH 2 is recommended
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 114 Comprehensive Pulmonary Assess 3.0
RESD 112 Cardiopulmonar Pathophysiology 3.0
RESD 110 Respiratory Therapy Science 4.0
Total:   10.0
Summer Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 116 Special Procedur for Resp Care 1.5
RESD 200A Techniques of Resp Therapy 2.5
Total:   4.0
Fall Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 202 Adult Resp Intensive Care 3.0
RESD 200B Techniques of Resp Therapy 6.0
RESD 204 Neonatal Intensive Care 3.0
Total:   12.0
Winter Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 200C Techniques of Resp Therapy 2.5
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
Total:   5.5
Spring Semester (Year 3)
Course Prefix Title Units
RESD 208 Current Issues in Resp Care 3.0
RESD 200D Techniques of Resp Therapy 6.0
RESD 206 Resp Therapeutic Modalities 3.0
Total:   12.0
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Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/

 

Respiratory Therapy:  https://www.mtsac.edu/respiratory/

Application: https://prodweb.mtsac.edu/prodapex/f?p=127:LOGIN_DESKTOP:7652417207632:::::

Prerequisites:

  • ANAT 10A
  • ANAT 10B
  • CHEM 10
  • MATH 51
  • MEDI 90

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age upon entrance into the program and must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Please provide copy of diploma as proof of high school completion.
  • All students will be required to complete a background check prior to entering the clinical education phase of the program.
  • A physical examination, including specific immunizations, TB testing, and drug testing is required of all candidates prior to entering the clinical education phase of the program.
  • These requirements are in accordance with Centers for Disease Control policy that insures that students are in good health and free from communicable disease and able to perform their training functions (CoARC Standard 5.08)
  • All applicants are required to meet the Essential Functions for Success in the Respiratory Therapy Program as noted in the student handbook.  https://www.mtsac.edu/respiratory/pdf/RESD_Handbook_Updated_June2019.pdf

 

The Respiratory Therapy program accepts between 30-40 students annually and begins in the fall term.

95.5
Total number of Units
Just
$46
Per Unit
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