Course Index

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RAD 107 RADIOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS AND CLINICAL ASSESSMENT

This course introduces the field of radiology and basic skills required to perform duties in a patient care environment. Topics include patient care in the radiology department, vital signs, specific laboratory test, infection control, sterile procedures, and contrast media. The student will also be required to complete a CPR class in conjunction with this course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Program Admission

RAD --- PROFESSIONAL RAD TECH COURSEWORK

Professional Coursework can be found on the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology program page.

  • Credits: 46.0

RCP 425 EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR THE ASTHMA PATIENT

This course is designed to review pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, and education of the asthmatic patient.  Integrating the National Guidelines for Asthma Management on assessing severity, treating and managing the patient.  Exploring education strategies for individuals with asthma and their families, allowing healthcare professionals to provide optimal care.  The course structure is designed around weekly themes that align with the course objectives. All course materials/assignments are required unless otherwise noted.

  • Credits: 3.0

RCP 383 WELLNESS IMPLEMENTATION & EVALUATION

This course will educate the student about developing goals, objectives and strategies to address specific population wellness needs. Students will learn to develop an action plan for reaching program goals including methods for evaluating program success and deficiencies.

  • Credits: 3.0

RCP 371 WELLNESS ASSESSMENT & DESIGN IN HEALTHCARE

This course is designed to introduce the needs assessment process and provide direction relative to conducting needs assessments with a variety of populations. The course will outline methods for assessing the health and development needs of the population. The student will identify at-risk populations and conduct research to identify specific processes and interventions necessary to address the needs identified.

  • Credits: 3.0

RCP 363 WELLNESS COACHING FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL

This course is designed to introduce the wellness coaching model to a healthcare professional. The major topics covered are defining a scope of practice, coaching relationships, and motivational interviewing. The course structure is designed around weekly themes that align with the course objectives. All course materials/assignments are required unless otherwise noted.

  • Credits: 3.0

RCP --- PROFESSIONAL RESPIRATORY CARE COURSEWORK

Professional Coursework can be found on the Associate of Science in Respiratory Care program page.

  • Credits: 38.0

RCP 490 CAPSTONE

The Capstone course is designed to synthesize knowledge and skills obtained in the BSRC program. The student will be required to complete a significant project that demonstrates understanding of key elements with integrative knowledge related to practices in health education, health promotion, advocacy and administration. Examples include designing and implementing a needs assessment plan with program design recommendations, developing an education program targeted to a particular audience, identifying problem and conducting a literature review and recommendation of best practice.

  • Credits: 3.0

RCP 470 RESPIRATORY CARE RESEARCH

The steps of the research process are applied to a selected topic in respiratory care. Students will review current literature and analyze journal articles using evidence based medicine techniques. Using the manuscript guidelines of the professional journal, Respiratory Care, students will prepare and submit an article suitable for publication.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

RCP 427 CASE MANAGEMENT AND THE RESPIRATORY PRACTITIONER

This course will cover behaviors that impact health including physical activity, nutrition, obesity, substance abuse, and stress. This course will provide information regarding the ways in which common risk factors relate to disease. Strategies for prevention of disease in these areas will also be covered.
  • Credits: 3.0