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Respiratory Therapy

Enrollment in Respiratory Therapy classes, with the exception of Res Th 1, requires admission to the program. Please call 310-434-3453 for additional information.

RES TH 1, Introduction to Respiratory Therapy 2 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This is a survey course in respiratory therapy that provides an overview of the profession, including the various educational routes, credentialing mechanisms, professional associations, and job responsibilities of a respiratory therapist. Pulmonary anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, measurement scales, and basic gas behavior are taught. Principles of medical gas manufacture, storage, and safety systems are introduced.

Course Number:4064 Time:5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. TW Location:BUNDY 321 Instructor:Santana S A Above section 4064 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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