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Respiratory Care Completion Program Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT - BHS

General Studies Requirements

BIO 201

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 202

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 205

Microbiology

4

CHE 101

College Chemistry I

4

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Concepts

3

ENG 101

English Composition I

3

ENG 102

English Composition II

3

ENG 201 or 202

World or American Literature

3

HSC 104

Baptist College Experience

1

HSC 204

Spiritual Life and College Service

1

HSC 301

U.S. Health Care Systems

3

MAT 110

College Algebra

3

MAT 201 or 211

Intro to Statistical Methods & Research or Statistics

3

PHI 201, 202 or 301

Philosophy

3

PSY 201

General Psychology

3

PSY 301

Human Growth & Development

3

REL 201, 301 or 302

Religion

3

SOC 201

Health and Society

3

SPE 211

Speech Fundamentals

3

ELECTIVE

 

3

Total

 

60 Hrs

Allied Health and Respiratory Care Requirements

AHS 204

Patient Care

3

AHS 253

Principles of Leadership

1

AHS 255

Principles of Teaching for the Health Sciences

2

RCP 415

Respiratory Care Symposium**

2

RCP 421

Elective Study in Respiratory Care

3

RCP 431

Pediatric/Neonatal Respiratory Care***

 

RCP 432

Rehabilitation and Subacute Care

2

RCP 457

Leadership in Clinical Practice

1

Total

12 Hrs

*Professional Experience Block Credit

45-50 Hrs

Total Credit Hours for Degree Requirement

122 Hrs

*Rationale: The Baptist College of Health Sciences encourages educational mobility for the practicing professional holding the Registered Respiratory Therapist Credential. This credential is recognized as evidence of advanced competency in the field and serves to award credit for courses listed in this catalog under "Professional Experience Block Credit". The completion of nine hours of credit in residence at a level of "C" or better and the submission of a notarized copy of the NBRC certificate or card indicating the NBRC credential awarded allows credit for the following courses: AHS 202 Medical Terminology; RCP 300 Critical Elements of Clinical Practice; RCP 301 Clinical Practicum I; RCP 307 Clinical Practicum II; RCP 308 Pharmacology for Respiratory and Critical Care; RCP 310 Foundations of Respiratory Care; RCP 311 Respiratory Care Theory I; RCP 312 Respiratory Care Theory II; RCP 330 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology; RCP 353 Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology; RCP 357 Diagnostic Techniques; RCP 401 Clinical Practicum III; RCP 405 Clinical Practicum IV; RCP 413 Respiratory Care Theory III.

Credit for the following courses can be achieved by presentation of credentials in parenthesis.

**RCP 415

Respiratory Care Symposium (or ACLS).

***RCP 431

Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care (or RRT-NPS credential).