MW 9:00 - 1:00
The focus of this lecture course is to introduce basic principles of patient care to the respiratory care student. Many of these principles apply to other health care disciplines. Topics include health care systems, patient and health provider safety, medical records, charting, ethical and legal implications, and components of a patient history and physical examination.
GRADED ITEMS AND GRADE DETERMINATION:
Lecture Exams: 65%
Cumulative Final Exam: 25%
A minimum grade of 75 (C) is required in all respiratory courses. Failure to attain a minimum grade of C in these courses will prevent the student from progressing in the program. A student who fails to achieve a grade of C in any respiratory care course may repeat the course one time. Any student who fails to achieve a grade of C in any two respiratory care courses will be dismissed and not eligible for re-admission.
MISSED EXAM POLICY:
The professor reserves the right to make unscheduled exams essay in nature and considerably more challenging. There will be no make up for quizzes but you will be allowed to drop one quiz.
There will be four in-depth lecture examinations. These exams may consist of multiple choice, short answer, definitions, listing, true false, and/or essay. You will be given up to 60 minutes for each examination with lecture to follow.