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Course : Theoretical Applications

Course Number
RESP 4432
Section Number
Semester
Spring 2021
Location
Centennial Hall, 334
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time

 

Course Description:

The focus of this lecture class is to provide the student with an assessment of their educational strengths and weaknesses with respect to the practice of respiratory care.  Topics include an assessment of the following examinations: therapist multiple-choice exam, clinical simulations, and if time permits, neonatal/pediatric exam.  Passing an exit mock written registry examination is required. 

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • To demonstrate mastery of the essential knowledge, skills and abilities required of an entry-level respiratory therapist.
  • Review existing data, collect additional data and evaluate all data to determine and defend the appropriateness of the prescribed respiratory care plan.

 

Course Requirements:

KETTERING REVIEW SEMINAR:

As a requirement for this course, Midwestern State University will be offering a Kettering Exam Review Seminar on campus. This is a 3-day seminar students are expected to purchase and attend in order to successfully complete the course. The seminar will be held in Centennial Hall, Room 334, on January 12-14 from 8am to 5pm. This seminar will provide each participant with a comprehensive review of Basic and Advanced Respiratory Care along with a step-by-step method of preparation for successful completion of both the Therapist Multiple Choice Exam as well as the Clinical Simulation Exam.

In the event that the student wishes to not attend the review seminar, an alternate assignment consisting of a 20 page literature review of best practices in respiratory therapy with an additional appendix addressing successful study strategies and testing techniques will be required for submission. Please contact the instructor of this course for additional details associated with this alternate assignment.

 

PARTICIPATION/DISCUSSION:

In all classroom discussions students are expected to be present as well as:

1.)  Raise thoughtful questions

2.)  Incorporate content from readings

3.)  Build on the ideas of others

4.)  Synthesize across readings and discussions

5.)  Expand the class’ perspective

6.)  Appropriately challenge assumptions and perspectives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUIZZES:

The student will read the chapter(s), supplemental materials, and/or power point presentations associated with each module. All reading assignments are mandatory and the student’s comprehension of the content will be in the form of a quiz. Each quiz will consist of multiple-choice, and multiple, multiple-choice questions (similar to board exam questions) and will be accessed via Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Respiratory Care – Classic Version, 1st Edition.

 

ASSIGNMENTS

The student will have required assignments associated with some modules within the course (i.e. Kettering Workbook Assignments, Practice Exams, Practice Quizzes, Short Essays, etc.). Please note that some of these assignments may be completed as independent study projects. All work submitted to the instructor will be considered complete and final, and will be graded as such. These assignments again are mandatory and should reflect the student’s comprehension of the content.

 

MODULE EXAMS

The student will have two required exams associated with the Module 2 & 3 within the course covering key content areas necessary for success on your self-assessment exam. These exams will allow for evaluation of competency in the required content areas.

 

NBRC SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAMINATIONS:

As per the student handbook, all students are required to pass the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Self-Assessment (SAE) Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) Examination as part of RESP 4432 Theoretical Applications. Please not the SAE is the complete Registered Respiratory Therapist Exam given under true testing conditions and is written by the same group that administers the actual exam required for entry into practice and to obtain the Registered Respiratory Therapist Credential. The student is responsible for all costs associated with the SAE examinations. The NBRC SAE Therapist Multiple Choice Exam is $50. Required SAE are available for purchase via the MSU Marketplace (Therapist Multiple –Choice SAE Form 2015A): https://secure.touchnet.com/C20137_ustores/web/classic/store_main.jsp?STOREID=42&SINGLESTORE=true

Deadline for payment for the required SAE exam is noted to be January 14, 2019. SAE examinations will be administered on campus on-line in a supervised computer lab setting. The examination will be administered under the same guidelines set forth by the NBRC.

EXIT EXAMINATION PASSING REQUIREMENTS:

Students will be required to score at the level of low cut (equivalent to the Certified Respiratory Therapist credential) in order to successfully complete the course. Low cut score on the TMC Exam is noted to be a score of 88 correct answers out of 140 scored-items or 63%. (Please note, TMC high cut score is 94 correct answers or 67%. Students reaching a high cut score of 94 or greater correct answers will be excused from classroom participation.) Students will be required to repeat the examination in the event of failure to obtain a minimum of the low cut score. Please note retaking the exam will be at an additional cost to the student. If the exam is not successfully passed by the end of semester, the student will receive an Incomplete for the course.  As per MSU policy, the student will be granted an additional period of time for completion of coursework (i.e. SAE examination). All coursework associated with RESP 4432 Theoretical Applications must be completed within 30 days of the next long semester. Failure to complete coursework will result in an “F” for the course. Please note students that have not completed RESP 4432 Theoretical Applications are not eligible to receive their diploma until they successfully complete the NBRC SAE Therapist Multiple Choice Exam.

****Please note additional NBRC Self-Assessment Examinations are required as part of RESP 4102 Clinical Patient Management and will be addressed as part of that course.

CONTENT MASTERY AREAS:

Students will be assigned content mastery areas through Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for completion prior to the end of the semester. These content areas will allow the student the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of key content essential to entry into the practice of Respiratory Care. A minimum of 7 Content Mastery Areas are required out of a total of 10 content areas for successful completion of this assignment.

 

REFLECTIVE REPORTS/STUDY PLAN:

Students are required to compose a reflective report from the feedback they received after completion of their SAE TMC. This reflective report should highlight strengths as well as identify areas of weakness. Areas of weakness identified by the student should also include a plan for remediation in that area (please note, simply stating study more will not suffice). Study plans should be specific in detail to include resources to be used as well as a tentative timeline for completion. Reflective reports will vary in length, but should meet the objectives as outlined above. Please note that this assignment should be written at the baccalaureate level and will be graded for accuracy, completeness, quality, spelling, grammar and integrity. Reflective reports will be submitted via D2L Dropbox. Also, a copy of the student’s exam scores should also be included with the submission.

 

SPRING 2021 TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE:

 

Module One:

Monday, January 11th                                      Orientation and Syllabus Review

Tuesday, January 12th                                     Kettering Exam Review Seminar - TMC

Wednesday, January 13th                                Kettering Exam Review Seminar - TMC

Thursday, January 14th                                    Kettering Exam Review Seminar – Clinical Sims

 

Module Two:

Monday, March 1st                                          Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Tuesday, March 2nd                                         TMC Strategies f/b Mrs. Owen

Thursday, March 4th                                        TMC Strategies f/b Mrs. Owen

Monday, March 8th                                         Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Tuesday, March 9th                                         Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Thursday, March 11th                                      Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Monday, March 15th                                        Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

 

Tuesday, March 16th                                        NBRC SAE CLINICAL SIMULATION EXAM

Thursday, March 18th                                      Clinical Simulation Exam Result Review

 

Module Three

Monday, March 22nd                                        Assessment – Section A   

Tuesday, March 23rd                                       Airway Care – Section B

 

Module Four:

Thursday, March 25th                                      Exam #1 (Section A&B)

Basic Therapeutics – Section C

Monday, March 29th                                        Pulmonary Diagnostics/Hemodynamics – Section D

 

Module Five:

Tuesday, March 30th                                        Exam #2 (Section C&D)

Mechanical Ventilation – Section E       

Thursday, April 1st                                            Easter Holiday

 

Monday, April 5th                                             Mechanical Ventilation – Section E

 

                             

Tuesday, April 6th                                            Mechanical Ventilation – Section E

Thursday, April 8th                                           Open Topic – Student Driven Content

 

Module Six:

Monday, April 12th, 8AM to 11AM                       NBRC SELF ASSESSMENT THERAPIST MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM, Dillard 131

 

Module Seven:

Tuesday, April 13th                                         TMC Exam Result Review/Study Planning

Thursday, April 14th                                         Targeted Review - TMC Exam

Monday, April 19th                                           Targeted Review - TMC Exam

Tuesday, April 20th                                         TMC/Clin Sim Practice – Breakout Sessions

 

Thursday, April 22nd                                         TMC/Clin Sim Practice – Breakout Sessions

         

Module Eight:

Monday, April 26th                                           Adaptive Quizzing - Content Mastery

Tuesday, April 27th                                          Adaptive Quizzing - Content Mastery

Thursday, April 29th                                         Adaptive Quizzing - Content Mastery

         

 

Below, you will find each day’s assignments broken up into modules. I suggest printing a copy of the course schedule as well as each module below to help you stay organized.

Course Modules

 

Students are encouraged to review the module contents prior to class. See the Course Schedule for specific information about activities and module dates.

 

Monday, January 11th through Thursday, January 14th

Module 1 – Course Introduction and Kettering Review Seminar

Objectives:

·        Review and understand the requirements as set forth in the of RESP 4432 Theoretical Applications.

·        Recognize the standards for successful completion of the exit examination, the NBRC Self-Assessment Therapist Multiple Choice Exam, for the course.

·        Complete thorough review of skills and knowledge necessary for entry into the practice of Respiratory Therapy as part of the Kettering Exam Review Seminar.

Student should begin by reviewing the course syllabus prior to first day of class. Students will receive the Kettering National Seminars Comprehensive Review for the Respiratory Therapist Multiple Choice Examination Study Guide, TMC Workbook and Clinical Simulation Workbook on day one of the course. Content covered the remainder of the week as part of the review seminar will be from these three sources. No other assignments are associated with this module.

 

Monday, March 1st through Thursday, February 18th:

Module 2 – Clinical Simulation Exam Review

Students will focus on the curriculum as outlined in RESP 4102 Clinical Patient Management. This module is team taught by Mrs. Mary Sue Owen and myself. **Please note as part of Module 2, you will complete the NBRC SAE Clinical Simulation as part of RESP 4102 Clinical Patient Management.

Monday, March 22nd and Tuesday, March 23rd:

Module 3 – Patient Assessment and Airway Care

Objectives:

·        Review and mastery of the following content areas: 

o   Assessment of the Patient

o   Reviewing of the Patient’s Records

o   Bedside Interview and Medical History

o   Physical Examination of the Patient

o   Radiographic Imaging

o   Other Imaging Procedures

o   Lab Testing

o   Electrocardiograms

o   Assessment of the Infant

o   Monitoring Data

o   Pharyngeal Airways

o   Establishing a Patent Airway

o   Managing Acute Airway Obstruction

o   Resuscitation Devices

o   Oral and Nasal Intubation

o   Tracheostomy and Tracheostomy Tubes

o   Laryngectomy and Laryngectomy Tubes

 

Students should begin by reading Section A- Patient Assessment and B-Airway Care in Kettering as well as Respiratory Care Examination by Persing, Chapter 3-Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary Patient and Chapter 4-Management of the Airway. The student will develop and outline a study plan for completion of review prior to the SAE TMC as well as review study strategies for the Self-Assessment Exam. There will be required homework assignments (Kettering Workbook Activities, EKG Interpretations) and an exam (Kettering Section A&B) associated with this module.

Thursday, March 25th and Monday, March 29th:

Module 4 - Pulmonary Diagnostics and Therapeutic Procedures

Objectives:

·        Review and mastery of the following content areas:

o   Arterial Blood Gases (ABG)

o   Hemodynamic Monitoring

o   Pulmonary Function Testing

o   Bronchoscopy

o   Breathing Techniques

o   Hyperinflation/Lung Expansion Therapy

o   Continuous Positive Airway Pressure

o   Bronchial Hygiene Therapy

o   Humidity and Aerosol Devices

o   Oxygen Administration Devices

o   Sputum Induction

Students should begin by reading Kettering Section D-Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing and Section C- Therapeutic Procedures (in that order) as well as Persing, Chapters 1-Oxygen and Medical Gas Therapy, 2- Humidity and Aerosol, 7- Hyperinflation Therapy, 8- Bronchopulmonary Hygiene Techniques, 14- Respiratory Medications, 13-Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care & 5- Special Respiratory Care Procedures (in that order). There will be required homework assignments (Kettering Workbook Activities, Pharmacology Flashcards, ABG Interpretation Exercises, Hemodynamic Calculations, PFT Interpretations),  and an exam (Kettering Section D&C) associated with this module.

 

Tuesday, March 30th through Thursday, April 8th:

Module 5 - Mechanical Ventilation and Special Procedures

Objectives:

·        Review and mastery of the following content areas:

o   Mechanical Ventilation Terminology

o   Equipment

o   Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation

o   Initiating Mechanical Ventilation

o   Caring for the Patient Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

o   Weaning or Liberation from the Ventilator

o   Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

o   Specialty Medical Gases

o   Thoracentesis

o   Sleep Apnea Studies

o   Chest Tubes and Chest Drainage Systems

o   Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing

o   Broncho alveolar Lavage

o   Infant Apnea Monitoring

o   Cardiac Emergencies

o   Patient Transport

o   Metabolic Studies

o   Indirect Calorimetry

o   End-of-Life Care

Students should begin by reading Kettering Section E-Mechanical Ventilation and Section F-Special Procedures as well as Persing Chapter 11-Ventilator Management, 6-Manual Resuscitation Techniques/Emergency Respiratory Care, 17-Equipment Decontamination and Infection Control, and 15-Respiratory Home Care (in that order). There will be required homework assignments (Kettering Workbook Activities) and a quiz.  There will be no content exam for this module.

 

Monday, April 12th:

Module 6 – TMC Self-Assessment Exam

Objectives:

o   Successfully complete NBRC Self-Assessment Therapist Multiple Choice Examination.

Please note the NBRC SAE Therapist Multiple Choice Exam required for exit will be completed as part of this module.

 

Monday, April 12th, 8AM to 11AM, NBRC SELF ASSESSMENT THERAPIST MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM, Dillard Building, Room 131

 

Tuesday, April 13th through Thursday, April 22nd:

Module 7 – Targeted Review of Content Areas

Objectives:

·        Identify subject areas demonstrating low content mastery through evaluation of Self-Assessment TMC Exam.

·        Develop individualized study strategies for strengthening of identified areas of improvement.

 

Students will be given individual reading assignments, review strategies, and study goals based on performance on the Self-Assessment Therapist Multiple Choice Exam. Content areas covered in class will tailored to address any high-impact deficiencies. Homework assignments will be made based on exam content outcomes and may be independent in nature. There will be no content exam for this module.

 

Monday, April 26th through Thursday, April 29th:

Module 8 – Content Mastery Demonstration

Objectives:

·        Demonstrate competency in the following areas associated with the practice of Respiratory Therapy:

o   Assemble and Troubleshooting Equipment

o   Ensure Infection Control

o   Perform Quality Control Procedures

o   Maintain a Patent Airway Including the Care of Artificial Airways

o   Perform Airway Clearance and Lung Expansion Techniques

o   Support Oxygenation and Ventilation

o   Administer Medications and Specialty Gases

o   Utilize Evidence-Based Medicine Principles

o   Provide Respiratory Care Techniques in High-Risk Situations

o   Assist a Physician/Provider in Performing Procedures

Students will access Content Mastery Quizzes through Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing. In addition to the Content Mastery Demonstration assignment, students are required to complete their Reflective Reports/Study Plan as part of this module. Practice TMC Exams will be available for independent completion throughout this module as well.SPRING 2021 TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE:

 

Module One:

Monday, January 11th                                      Orientation and Syllabus Review

Tuesday, January 12th                                     Kettering Exam Review Seminar - TMC

Wednesday, January 13th                                Kettering Exam Review Seminar - TMC

Thursday, January 14th                                    Kettering Exam Review Seminar – Clinical Sims

 

Module Two:

Monday, March 1st                                          Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Tuesday, March 2nd                                         TMC Strategies f/b Mrs. Owen

Thursday, March 4th                                        TMC Strategies f/b Mrs. Owen

Monday, March 8th                                         Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Tuesday, March 9th                                         Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Thursday, March 11th                                      Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

Monday, March 15th                                        Mrs. Owen – Clinical Simulations

 

Tuesday, March 16th                                        NBRC SAE CLINICAL SIMULATION EXAM

Thursday, March 18th                                      Clinical Simulation Exam Result Review

 

Module Three

Monday, March 22nd                                        Assessment – Section A   

Tuesday, March 23rd                                       Airway Care – Section B

 

Module Four:

Thursday, March 25th                                      Exam #1 (Section A&B)

Basic Therapeutics – Section C

Monday, March 29th                                        Pulmonary Diagnostics/Hemodynamics – Section D

 

Module Five:

Tuesday, March 30th                                        Exam #2 (Section C&D)

Mechanical Ventilation – Section E       

Thursday, April 1st                                            Easter Holiday

 

Monday, April 5th                                             Mechanical Ventilation – Section E

 

                             

Tuesday, April 6th                                            Mechanical Ventilation – Section E

Thursday, April 8th                                           Open Topic – Student Driven Content

 

Module Six:

Monday, April 12th, 8AM to 11AM                       NBRC SELF ASSESSMENT THERAPIST MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM, Dillard 131

 

Module Seven:

Tuesday, April 13th                                         TMC Exam Result Review/Study Planning

Thursday, April 14th                                         Targeted Review - TMC Exam

Monday, April 19th                                           Targeted Review - TMC Exam

Tuesday, April 20th                                         TMC/Clin Sim Practice – Breakout Sessions

 

Thursday, April 22nd                                         TMC/Clin Sim Practice – Breakout Sessions

         

Module Eight:

Monday, April 26th                                           Adaptive Quizzing - Content Mastery

Tuesday, April 27th                                          Adaptive Quizzing - Content Mastery

Thursday, April 29th                                         Adaptive Quizzing - Content Mastery

         

 

Below, you will find each day’s assignments broken up into modules. I suggest printing a copy of the course schedule as well as each module below to help you stay organized.

Course Modules

 

Students are encouraged to review the module contents prior to class. See the Course Schedule for specific information about activities and module dates.

 

Monday, January 11th through Thursday, January 14th

Module 1 – Course Introduction and Kettering Review Seminar

Objectives:

  • Review and understand the requirements as set forth in the of RESP 4432 Theoretical Applications.
  • Recognize the standards for successful completion of the exit examination, the NBRC Self-Assessment Therapist Multiple Choice Exam, for the course.
  • Complete thorough review of skills and knowledge necessary for entry into the practice of Respiratory Therapy as part of the Kettering Exam Review Seminar.

Student should begin by reviewing the course syllabus prior to first day of class. Students will receive the Kettering National Seminars Comprehensive Review for the Respiratory Therapist Multiple Choice Examination Study Guide, TMC Workbook and Clinical Simulation Workbook on day one of the course. Content covered the remainder of the week as part of the review seminar will be from these three sources. No other assignments are associated with this module.

 

Monday, March 1st through Thursday, February 18th:

Module 2 – Clinical Simulation Exam Review

Students will focus on the curriculum as outlined in RESP 4102 Clinical Patient Management. This module is team taught by Mrs. Mary Sue Owen and myself. **Please note as part of Module 2, you will complete the NBRC SAE Clinical Simulation as part of RESP 4102 Clinical Patient Management.

Monday, March 22nd and Tuesday, March 23rd:

Module 3 – Patient Assessment and Airway Care

Objectives:

  • Review and mastery of the following content areas:
    • Assessment of the Patient
    • Reviewing of the Patient’s Records
    • Bedside Interview and Medical History
    • Physical Examination of the Patient
    • Radiographic Imaging
    • Other Imaging Procedures
    • Lab Testing
    • Electrocardiograms
    • Assessment of the Infant
    • Monitoring Data
    • Pharyngeal Airways
    • Establishing a Patent Airway
    • Managing Acute Airway Obstruction
    • Resuscitation Devices
    • Oral and Nasal Intubation
    • Tracheostomy and Tracheostomy Tubes
    • Laryngectomy and Laryngectomy Tubes

 

Students should begin by reading Section A- Patient Assessment and B-Airway Care in Kettering as well as Respiratory Care Examination by Persing, Chapter 3-Assessment of the Cardiopulmonary Patient and Chapter 4-Management of the Airway. The student will develop and outline a study plan for completion of review prior to the SAE TMC as well as review study strategies for the Self-Assessment Exam. There will be required homework assignments (Kettering Workbook Activities, EKG Interpretations) and an exam (Kettering Section A&B) associated with this module.

Thursday, March 25th and Monday, March 29th:

Module 4 - Pulmonary Diagnostics and Therapeutic Procedures

Objectives:

  • Review and mastery of the following content areas:
    • Arterial Blood Gases (ABG)
    • Hemodynamic Monitoring
    • Pulmonary Function Testing
    • Bronchoscopy
    • Breathing Techniques
    • Hyperinflation/Lung Expansion Therapy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
    • Bronchial Hygiene Therapy
    • Humidity and Aerosol Devices
    • Oxygen Administration Devices
    • Sputum Induction

Students should begin by reading Kettering Section D-Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing and Section C- Therapeutic Procedures (in that order) as well as Persing, Chapters 1-Oxygen and Medical Gas Therapy, 2- Humidity and Aerosol, 7- Hyperinflation Therapy, 8- Bronchopulmonary Hygiene Techniques, 14- Respiratory Medications, 13-Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care & 5- Special Respiratory Care Procedures (in that order). There will be required homework assignments (Kettering Workbook Activities, Pharmacology Flashcards, ABG Interpretation Exercises, Hemodynamic Calculations, PFT Interpretations),  and an exam (Kettering Section D&C) associated with this module.

 

Tuesday, March 30th through Thursday, April 8th:

Module 5 - Mechanical Ventilation and Special Procedures

Objectives:

  • Review and mastery of the following content areas:
    • Mechanical Ventilation Terminology
    • Equipment
    • Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation
    • Initiating Mechanical Ventilation
    • Caring for the Patient Receiving Mechanical Ventilation
    • Weaning or Liberation from the Ventilator
    • Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
    • Specialty Medical Gases
    • Thoracentesis
    • Sleep Apnea Studies
    • Chest Tubes and Chest Drainage Systems
    • Cardiopulmonary Stress Testing
    • Broncho alveolar Lavage
    • Infant Apnea Monitoring
    • Cardiac Emergencies
    • Patient Transport
    • Metabolic Studies
    • Indirect Calorimetry
    • End-of-Life Care

Students should begin by reading Kettering Section E-Mechanical Ventilation and Section F-Special Procedures as well as Persing Chapter 11-Ventilator Management, 6-Manual Resuscitation Techniques/Emergency Respiratory Care, 17-Equipment Decontamination and Infection Control, and 15-Respiratory Home Care (in that order). There will be required homework assignments (Kettering Workbook Activities) and a quiz.  There will be no content exam for this module.

 

Monday, April 12th:

Module 6 – TMC Self-Assessment Exam

Objectives:

  • Successfully complete NBRC Self-Assessment Therapist Multiple Choice Examination.

Please note the NBRC SAE Therapist Multiple Choice Exam required for exit will be completed as part of this module.

 

Monday, April 12th, 8AM to 11AM, NBRC SELF ASSESSMENT THERAPIST MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM, Dillard Building, Room 131

 

Tuesday, April 13th through Thursday, April 22nd:

Module 7 – Targeted Review of Content Areas

Objectives:

  • Identify subject areas demonstrating low content mastery through evaluation of Self-Assessment TMC Exam.
  • Develop individualized study strategies for strengthening of identified areas of improvement.

 

Students will be given individual reading assignments, review strategies, and study goals based on performance on the Self-Assessment Therapist Multiple Choice Exam. Content areas covered in class will tailored to address any high-impact deficiencies. Homework assignments will be made based on exam content outcomes and may be independent in nature. There will be no content exam for this module.

 

Monday, April 26th through Thursday, April 29th:

Module 8 – Content Mastery Demonstration

Objectives:

  • Demonstrate competency in the following areas associated with the practice of Respiratory Therapy:
    • Assemble and Troubleshooting Equipment
    • Ensure Infection Control
    • Perform Quality Control Procedures
    • Maintain a Patent Airway Including the Care of Artificial Airways
    • Perform Airway Clearance and Lung Expansion Techniques
    • Support Oxygenation and Ventilation
    • Administer Medications and Specialty Gases
    • Utilize Evidence-Based Medicine Principles
    • Provide Respiratory Care Techniques in High-Risk Situations
    • Assist a Physician/Provider in Performing Procedures

Students will access Content Mastery Quizzes through Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing. In addition to the Content Mastery Demonstration assignment, students are required to complete their Reflective Reports/Study Plan as part of this module. Practice TMC Exams will be available for independent completion throughout this module as well.

 

Teaching Strategies:

Independent reading assignments, class discussions, online quizzes, classroom assignments, module exams and mock therapist multiple choice examinations.

Missed Quizzes or Other Graded Item Policy:

Anything not completed and handed in on time will be subjected to a “0” for that specific grade. Please talk with your professor, prior to the due date, regarding circumstances that may prevent you from completing an assignment. All assignments must be completed by end of class on the date due (with the exception of online quizzes due by 11:59 pm on the date due).     

Approximate Grading Scale:

A:  90-100

B:  80-89

C:  75-79

D:  60-74

F:   59 and below

Grade Items and Grade Determination:

 

Assignments

Grade Percentage

Quizzes/Assignments

50%

Module Exams

30%

Content Mastery Areas

10%

Reflective Report/Study Plan

10%

 

 

Attendance and Punctuality:

Regular class attendance is required.  No distinction is made between excused and unexcused absences unless the absence has been cleared through the office of the Dean of Students, Athletic Department, Academic Affairs, Faculty, or Program Chair. If a student misses a lecture, it is the student’s responsibility to work with other class members to determine what material was missed.  Please refer to the MSU Student Handbook for more information.

 

1 day missed = no point deduction off of final grade

2 – 4 days missed = 5 point deduction off of final grade

5 + days missed = 10 point deduction off of final grade

**Please note that two days tardy= one absence. Excessive tardiness will not be tolerated.

 

Please note upon successful completion of the Mock Therapist Multiple Choice Exam at the High Cut Score, classroom attendance will no longer be required. Course content will be completed online for the remainder of the semester.

 

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The professor considers this classroom to be a place where you will be treated with respect as a human being - regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, political beliefs, age, or ability. Additionally, diversity of thought is appreciated and encouraged, provided you can agree to disagree. It is the professor's expectation that ALL students consider the classroom a safe environment.

All instructors in the Department have voicemail in their offices and MSUTexas e-mail addresses. Make sure you add your instructor's phone number and e-mail address to both email and cell phone lists of contacts.

All students seeking a Bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University must satisfy a writing proficiency requirement once they've 1) passed the 6 hours of Communication Core and 2) earned 60 hours. Students may meet this requirement in one of three ways: by passing the Writing Proficiency Exam, passing two Writing Intensive Courses (only one can be in the core), or passing English 2113. If you have any questions about the exam, visit the Writing Proficiency Office website at https://msutexas.edu/academics/wpr, or call 397-4131.

Senate Bill 11 passed by the 84th Texas Legislature allows licensed handgun holders to carry concealed handguns on campus, effective August 1, 2016. Areas excluded from concealed carry are appropriately marked, in accordance with state law. For more information regarding campus carry, please refer to the University’s webpage at https://msutexas.edu/campus-carry/rules-policies.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact MSU Chief of Police Patrick Coggins at patrick.coggins@msutexas.edu.