Advanced Neonatal Care for the Respiratory Therapist

Code: RTH8000

Course description

This course builds on the prior learning of the Registered Respiratory Therapist, and emphasizes the following domains of theoretical learning: neonatal physiology, maternal risk factors, labour and delivery, neonatal pathophysiology, Vermont Oxford Network and EPIC guidelines, mechanical ventilation, collaborative care and communication. In skills acquisition labs and clinical immersive simulations, students will apply this learning and develop skills / capabilities required for practice in the neonatal intensive care unit.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.