Skip to contentSkip to main navigationSkip to local navigation

Class Schedule

Spring 2018    Fall 2017


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 430 - 30736 - Respiratory Therapeutics
RPTH 430 INTRODUCTION TO RESPIRATORY THERAPEUTICS (6)
Hours/semester: 64-72 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Study and laboratory practice of basic respiratory care procedures. Oxygen and aerosol therapy, alveolar recruitment therapy, airway clearance procedures, advanced airway management, cleaning and care of respiratory therapy equipment, and introduction to ventilation concepts are included. Transfer credit: CSU.
M W 9:10am-11:00am Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 430 - 30736 - Respiratory Therapeutics
RPTH 430 INTRODUCTION TO RESPIRATORY THERAPEUTICS (6)
Hours/semester: 64-72 lecture/96-108 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Study and laboratory practice of basic respiratory care procedures. Oxygen and aerosol therapy, alveolar recruitment therapy, airway clearance procedures, advanced airway management, cleaning and care of respiratory therapy equipment, and introduction to ventilation concepts are included. Transfer credit: CSU.
M W 11:10am-2:15pm Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 438 - 30738 - Clinical Clerkship I
RPTH 445 RESPIRATORY DISEASES I (2)
(Pass/No Pass.)

Hours/semester: 64 of supervised clinical experience hours in local hospitals. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Supervised experience in the medical/surgical areas of a local hospital, observing and performing respiratory care procedures to non-critical care patients. Transfer credit: CSU.
F 12:00pm-4:00pm Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 445 - 30739 - Respiratory Diseases I
RPTH 445 RESPIRATORY DISEASES I (2)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Respiratory Therapy program.
Using chronic pulmonary disease as models, the student will learn disease terminology, disease classification, history taking and physical examination. Also included will be basic radiologic, clinical and pulmonary diagnostics. Transfer credit: CSU.
T 12:40pm-2:30pm Siobal,M
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 475 - 30740 - Hemodynamic Monitoring
RPTH 475 HEMODYNAMIC MONITORING AND SELECTED TOPICS IN RESPIRATORY CARE (2)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
The application of advanced principles of cardiopulmonary diagnostics and physiology to the care of critically ill patients. The application of the above principles to other body systems. Transfer credit: CSU.
Th 12:10pm-2:00pm Daniel,B
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 480 - 40733 - Diagnostic Testing/Outpatient
RPTH 480 DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AND OUTPATIENT RESPIRATORY CARE (2)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
By learning concepts in various diagnostic testing studies, the student will be able to identify changes in a patient?s pulmonary status and assist the healthcare team in the outpatient setting to improve the patient?s quality of life. Fundamental aspects of pulmonary function testing, exercise testing, and metabolic studies will be explored. Transfer credit: CSU.
F 12:10pm-2:15pm Rice,J
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 485 - 30741 - Clinical Medicine Seminar
RPTH 485 CLINICAL MEDICINE SEMINAR (2)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Integration of pathology, pathophysiology, diagnostic techniques and therapeutic modalities through the utilization of patient case studies. Preparation for job placement. Transfer credit: CSU.
F 9:10am-11:00am Mak,G
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 488 - 30742 - Clinical Clerkship IV
RPTH 488 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP IV (6)
(Pass/No Pass.)

Hours/semester: 384 hours of supervised clinical experience in local hospitals. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Supervised experience in the Adult Intensive Care Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Pulmonary Function Lab, Neonatal/Pediatric Care Units of a local hospital. Also the option of a home care rotation. Emphasis is on attaining proficiency in skills performed by a Respiratory Care Practitioner in these areas. Transfer credit: CSU.
M T TBA Daniel,B
Day Class   OPEN RPTH 488 - 30742 - Clinical Clerkship IV
RPTH 488 CLINICAL CLERKSHIP IV (6)
(Pass/No Pass.)

Hours/semester: 384 hours of supervised clinical experience in local hospitals. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year Respiratory Therapy program.
Supervised experience in the Adult Intensive Care Unit, Coronary Care Unit, Pulmonary Function Lab, Neonatal/Pediatric Care Units of a local hospital. Also the option of a home care rotation. Emphasis is on attaining proficiency in skills performed by a Respiratory Care Practitioner in these areas. Transfer credit: CSU.
M T W Th F TBA Hernandez,R
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 495 - 36845 - Resp Care Brd Exam Prep & Revw
RPTH 495 RESPIRATORY CARE BOARD EXAMINATION PREPARATION AND REVIEW (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of the first year of a respiratory therapy program or an applicant to the Respiratory Care Board for Respiratory Care.
Preparation and review for the Certified Respiratory Therapist and Registered Respiratory Therapist examinations offered by the National Board for Respiratory Care, and licensure procedures through the Respiratory Care Board of California. Transfer credit: CSU.
Th 9:10am-11:00am Hernandez,R
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH 695 - 45037 - Independent Study in RPTH
RPTH 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY (1)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Hours/semester: 48-54 lab. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Students will reinforce their current knowledge of respiratory care practices in selected areas of basic therapeutics, diagnostic procedures and critical care. Varying modes of instruction will be used ? laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may only take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer credit: CSU.
TBA Hernandez,R
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH B50 - 45596 - RPTH Care Leadership/Mgmt I

RPTH B50 RESPIRATORY CARE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT I (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Leadership and management theories in effective practices in the healthcare setting. Organizational structure of current healthcare models are discussed. Emphasis is placed on development of skills in leadership, communication, time management, problem solving, motivation and other critical competencies. Specific attention is focused on the role of leadership, along with specific functions and operations, in a Respiratory Care Department.

W 3:00pm-5:50pm Sabato,M
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH B50 - 45596 - RPTH Care Leadership/Mgmt I

RPTH B50 RESPIRATORY CARE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT I (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Leadership and management theories in effective practices in the healthcare setting. Organizational structure of current healthcare models are discussed. Emphasis is placed on development of skills in leadership, communication, time management, problem solving, motivation and other critical competencies. Specific attention is focused on the role of leadership, along with specific functions and operations, in a Respiratory Care Department.

TBA Sabato,M
Day Class   OPEN RPTH B52 - 45607 - RPTH Leadership/Management II

RPTH B52 RESPIRATORY CARE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Application of advanced level of skills learned in Respiratory Care Leadership and Management I through case based model approach in various aspects of providing respiratory health care management. Students will identify and apply strategic models to analyze problems, formulate solutions, and make sound decisions.

W 3:00pm-5:50pm Bazile,L
Day Class   OPEN RPTH B52 - 45607 - RPTH Leadership/Management II

RPTH B52 RESPIRATORY CARE LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 485 or equivalent.
Application of advanced level of skills learned in Respiratory Care Leadership and Management I through case based model approach in various aspects of providing respiratory health care management. Students will identify and apply strategic models to analyze problems, formulate solutions, and make sound decisions.

TBA Bazile,L
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-11:00am Benscoter,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-11:00am Benscoter,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-11:00am Benscoter,K
Day Class   OPEN RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-11:00am Benscoter,K
Day Class   IN PROGRESS RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

TBA Benscoter,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-2:00pm Benscoter,K
Day Class   CLASS OVER RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-2:00pm Benscoter,K
Day Class   OPEN RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-2:00pm Benscoter,K
Day Class   OPEN RPTH B60 - 45997 - Adv. Neonatal/Pediatric Resp

RPTH B60 ADVANCED NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE (3)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Program; and RPTH 490 or equivalent. Advanced concepts of neonatal and pediatric respiratory care. Emphasis placed on neonatal and pediatric pathophysiology and on specific therapeutic needs of neonates and children. Students will demonstrate competence in assessment skills, formulation of treatment plans, and application of specific respiratory care modalities for neonatal and pediatric patients.

S 8:00am-2:00pm Benscoter,K
CLASS OVER RPTH B90 - 45998 - Respiratory Care Capstone Proj
RPTH B90 RESPIRATORY CARE CAPSTONE PROJECT (2.5)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture/128 field experience. Prerequisite: RPTH B10, RPTH B15 RPTH B20 RPTH B30 RPTH B40 RPTH B50 RPTH B52 RPTH B60 COMM B10, COUN B10, PHIL B10, SOCI B10, and SOSC B10.
Capstone course in Respiratory Care focused in areas of advanced cardiopulmonary respiratory care, leadership and management, case management, research, education, or other special area of interest. Student will identify and complete a project applying knowledge and skills learned in the program. Projects will be developed in collaboration with faculty and community members and are aligned with student area of interest.
S 11:10am-1:00pm Hernandez,R
OPEN RPTH B90 - 45998 - Respiratory Care Capstone Proj
RPTH B90 RESPIRATORY CARE CAPSTONE PROJECT (2.5)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture/128 field experience. Prerequisite: RPTH B10, RPTH B15 RPTH B20 RPTH B30 RPTH B40 RPTH B50 RPTH B52 RPTH B60 COMM B10, COUN B10, PHIL B10, SOCI B10, and SOSC B10.
Capstone course in Respiratory Care focused in areas of advanced cardiopulmonary respiratory care, leadership and management, case management, research, education, or other special area of interest. Student will identify and complete a project applying knowledge and skills learned in the program. Projects will be developed in collaboration with faculty and community members and are aligned with student area of interest.
S 11:10am-1:00pm Hernandez,R
OPEN RPTH B90 - 45998 - Respiratory Care Capstone Proj
RPTH B90 RESPIRATORY CARE CAPSTONE PROJECT (2.5)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture/128 field experience. Prerequisite: RPTH B10, RPTH B15 RPTH B20 RPTH B30 RPTH B40 RPTH B50 RPTH B52 RPTH B60 COMM B10, COUN B10, PHIL B10, SOCI B10, and SOSC B10.
Capstone course in Respiratory Care focused in areas of advanced cardiopulmonary respiratory care, leadership and management, case management, research, education, or other special area of interest. Student will identify and complete a project applying knowledge and skills learned in the program. Projects will be developed in collaboration with faculty and community members and are aligned with student area of interest.
S 11:10am-1:00pm Hernandez,R
OPEN RPTH B90 - 45998 - Respiratory Care Capstone Proj
RPTH B90 RESPIRATORY CARE CAPSTONE PROJECT (2.5)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture/128 field experience. Prerequisite: RPTH B10, RPTH B15 RPTH B20 RPTH B30 RPTH B40 RPTH B50 RPTH B52 RPTH B60 COMM B10, COUN B10, PHIL B10, SOCI B10, and SOSC B10.
Capstone course in Respiratory Care focused in areas of advanced cardiopulmonary respiratory care, leadership and management, case management, research, education, or other special area of interest. Student will identify and complete a project applying knowledge and skills learned in the program. Projects will be developed in collaboration with faculty and community members and are aligned with student area of interest.
S 11:10am-1:00pm Hernandez,R
OPEN RPTH B90 - 45998 - Respiratory Care Capstone Proj
RPTH B90 RESPIRATORY CARE CAPSTONE PROJECT (2.5)
Hours/semester: 8-9 lecture/128 field experience. Prerequisite: RPTH B10, RPTH B15 RPTH B20 RPTH B30 RPTH B40 RPTH B50 RPTH B52 RPTH B60 COMM B10, COUN B10, PHIL B10, SOCI B10, and SOSC B10.
Capstone course in Respiratory Care focused in areas of advanced cardiopulmonary respiratory care, leadership and management, case management, research, education, or other special area of interest. Student will identify and complete a project applying knowledge and skills learned in the program. Projects will be developed in collaboration with faculty and community members and are aligned with student area of interest.
TBA Hernandez,R