Tyler Junior College

Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 72
Prerequisites

ENGL 1301 Composition I
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I*
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors
CHEM 1406 Introductory Chemistry I - Allied Health Emphasis*
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; OR
    Select 1 Creative Arts Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Semester I

Select 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core course; (See Core Curriculum).
RSPT 1227 Applied Physics for Respiratory Care
RSPT 1307 Cardiopulmonary/Anatomy & Physiology
RSPT 1329 Respiratory Care Fundamentals I
RSPT 1101 Introduction to Respiratory Care
RSPT 1266 Practicum I

Semester II

RSPT 2317 Respiratory Care Pharmacology 
RSPT 1331 Respiratory Care Fundamentals II
RSPT 2414 Mechanical Ventilation
RSPT 2310 Cardiopulmonary Disease
RSPT 1267 Practicum II

Summer

RSPT 2266 Practicum III
RSPT 2154 Neonatal Resuscitation Program
RSPT 2353 Neonatal/Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Care

Semester III

RSPT 2425 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics 
RSPT 2135 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (8 weeks)
RSPT 2139 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (8 weeks)
RSPT 2147 Specialities in Respiratory Care
RSPT 2267 Practicum IV
Select 1 Communications Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Courses titled in bold type represent general education core courses and may be taken prior to acceptance into the Respiratory Care program.

* NOTE: BIOL 2401 and CHEM 1406 must be completed with a ‘‘C’’
or better before application to the respiratory care program. See department chair for possible exceptions.

Special admission and retention rules apply. Contact the department chair for details.

Special admissions and retention rules apply. Department-specific courses must be taken in sequence and may have a prerequisite course. Courses must be completed with a “C” or better for completion. Contact the department chair for details.

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Respiratory Care Contact Information

Marilyn Craig, MHA, RRT, CPFT
Department Chair
Office: Pirtle T-264

Email: mcra@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2624

Advising contact: 903-510-2662