May 27, 2024  
2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

Course Descriptions


 
  
  • REC 1520 - Hiking, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to safely enjoy hiking through the use of trail resources, environmental conscientiousness, planning, and conduct.
  
  • REC 1521 - Hiking, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to safely enjoy hiking through the use of trail resources, environmental conscientiousness, planning, and conduct.
  
  • REC 1522 - Hiking, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills needed to safely enjoy hiking through the use of trail resources, environmental conscientiousness, planning, and conduct.
  
  • REC 1527 - Rock Climbing, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing shoes, harnesses, helmets, climbing rope, and climbing holds.
    Description:

    A beginner level physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to safely enjoy rock climbing.

  
  • REC 1528 - Rock Climbing, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing shoes, harnesses, helmets, ropes, and climbing hardware.
    Description: An intermediate level physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to safely enjoy rock climbing.
  
  • REC 1529 - Rock Climbing, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $55.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include climbing shoes, harnesses, helmets, ropes, and climbing hardware.
    Description: An advanced level physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and knowledge needed to safely enjoy rock climbing.
  
  • REC 1530 - Rock Climbing for Instructors, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $85.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include rock climbing equipment and AMGA licensing fees.
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as climbing instructors or guides and covers the curriculum of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Single Pitch Instructor Course. Instruction will take place predominantly at local outdoor climbing areas through practical skills sessions. The course also includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for rock climbing instructors.
  
  • REC 1531 - Rock Climbing for Instructors, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $82.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include rock climbing equipment and AMGA licensing fees.
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as climbing instructors or guides and covers the curriculum of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Single Pitch Instructor Course. Instruction will take place predominantly at local outdoor climbing areas through practical skills sessions. The course also includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for rock climbing instructors.
  
  • REC 1535 - Leave No Trace Trainer

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $50.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. Course fees are established in order to benefit the students in this course and may, among other things, be used to cover the costs of equipment replacement and maintenance, consumable materials, licensure examinations, or to meet specific regulatory requirements. Examples of course fee expenditures for this course include camping equipment, transportation, first aid supplies, and camping/permit fees.
    Description:

    The Leave No Trace (LNT) Trainer course is designed to train current and future outdoor recreation leaders on the principles of Leave No Trace. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the seven LNT principles and how to provide LNT awareness workshops in a variety of settings including camps, schools, parks, and backcountry areas. Students who successfully complete this course will be recognized as Leave No Trace Trainers by the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics


  
  • REC 1610 - Skiing, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $155.00
    Course Fee Purpose: All skiers/snowboarders are assessed a lab fee of $170 which covers instruction and lift tickets from Powder Mountain.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy skiing and advance through specified skill levels.(CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1611 - Skiing, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $155.00
    Course Fee Purpose: All skiers/snowboarders are assessed a lab fee of $170 which covers instruction and lift tickets from Powder Mountain.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy skiing and advance through specified skill levels. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1612 - Skiing, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 3rd Blk
    Course Fee: $155.00
    Course Fee Purpose: All skiers/snowboarders are assessed a lab fee of $170 which covers instruction and lift tickets from Powder Mountain.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy skiing and advance through specified skill levels. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1620 - Snowboarding, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 4th Blk
    Course Fee: $155.00
    Course Fee Purpose: All skiers/snowboarders are assessed a lab fee of $170 which covers instruction and lift tickets from Powder Mountain.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy snowboarding and advance through specified skill levels. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1621 - Snowboarding, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 5th Blk
    Course Fee: $155.00
    Course Fee Purpose: All skiers/snowboarders are assessed a lab fee of $170 which covers instruction and lift tickets from Powder Mountain.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy snowboarding and advance through specified skill levels. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1622 - Snowboarding, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 6th Blk
    Course Fee: $155.00
    Course Fee Purpose: All skiers/snowboarders are assessed a lab fee of $170 which covers instruction and lift tickets from Powder Mountain.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy snowboarding and advance through specified skill levels. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1630 - Cross-Country Skiing, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 7th Blk
    Course Fee: $120.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. The course fee covers facilities and instruction through Ogden Nordic.
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy cross-country skiing. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1631 - Cross-Country Skiing, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy cross-country skiing. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1632 - Cross-Country Skiing, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Description: A physical activity course that allows students to learn and develop the skills and technique needed to safely enjoy cross-country skiing. (CR/NC).
  
  • REC 1640 - Skiing for Instructors

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $35.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. The course fee covers instruction and/or facilities through Powder Mountain.
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as skiing instructors. Instruction will take place at Powder Mountain ski resort. The course includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for skiing instructors through practical demonstrations and exercise on the snow.
  
  • REC 1641 - Skiing for Instructors II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as skiing instructors. Instruction will take place at Powder Mountain ski resort. The course includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for skiing instructors through practical demonstrations and exercise on the snow.
  
  • REC 1642 - Skiing for Instructions III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as skiing instructors. Instruction will take place at Powder Mountain ski resort. The course includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for skiing instructors through practical demonstrations and exercise on the snow.
  
  • REC 1650 - Snowboarding for Instructors, Level I

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Course Fee: $35.00
    Course Fee Purpose: This course has a fee attached. The course fee covers instruction and/or facilities through Powder Mountain.
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as snowboarding instructors. Instruction will take place at Powder Mountain ski resort. The course includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for snowboarding instructors through practical demonstrations and exercise on the snow.
  
  • REC 1651 - Snowboarding for Instructors, Level II

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as snowboarding instructors. Instruction will take place at Powder Mountain ski resort. The course includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for snowboarding instructors through practical demonstrations and exercise on the snow.
  
  • REC 1652 - Snowboarding for Instructors, Level III

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is intended for individuals pursuing work as snowboarding instructors. Instruction will take place at Powder Mountain ski resort. The course includes relevant lecture, discussion, and teaching exercises. Emphasis will be placed on development of skills and knowledge base for snowboarding instructors through practical demonstrations and exercise on the snow.
  
  • REST 1540 - Survey of Respiratory Therapy

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Online
    Description: This course is designed to introduce allied health and other students to the profession of respiratory therapy. It includes field trips, group discussions, lecture/demonstrations and limited lab activities. Open to all students.
  
  • REST 1560 - Multi-Skilled Health Care Worker

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course prepares students from different health care disciplines to understand the hospital environment, patient needs, and perform basic skills of patient care. Topics include the patient’s right to privacy, confidentiality, ethical, legal, and cultural issues, documentation, team building, age related concerns, medical terminology, and death and dying. Patient skills include vital signs, oxygen administration, specimen collection, personal care and cleanliness, environmental cleanliness, nutrition and diet, elimination, positioning and ambulating, patient safety and comfort, and OSHA guidelines for healthcare worker safety.
  
  • REST 2140 - Introduction to Basic Therapeutic Modalities Lab

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $200.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Sterile gloves, cannula, O2 masks, non-rebreathers, Venturi masks, 11mm/22mm adapters, sylastic connectors, ABG syringes, mannequins, incentive spirometers, O2 analyzers, saturation monitors, wrighte’s respirometers, artificial arms [arterial puncture], postural drainage
    Description: Introductory Laboratory course emphasizing basic patient interaction and assessment skills. Includes infection control, the administration of medical gases, humidity and aerosol, pharmacologic agents, hyperinflation therapy, airway clearance techniques and methods of care, and artificial ventilation.
  
  • REST 2160 - Equipment Management Lab

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $200.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Mechanical ventilators [Drager, Avelo, Puritan-Bennett, Siemons] CPAP equip., hospital gurneys, oxygen quick connects, laryngoscopes, adult ET tubes, bronchoscopy equip,
    Description: Laboratory course emphasizing patient assessment skills relating to ventilation techniques and equipment. Includes equipment used by the respiratory care practitioner in initiating, troubleshooting, monitoring, and weaning from mechanical ventilation.
  
  • REST 2210 - Elementary Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology specifically for the entry-level respiratory care practitioner. Includes physics of respiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide transport, and control of ventilation.
  
  • REST 2230 - Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A synopsis of medical and surgical cardiopulmonary disorders for the entry-level practitioner. Etiology, symptomatology, pathology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of these disorders are presented.
  
  • REST 2250 - Basic Patient Assessment

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: A basic orientation to patient assessment techniques used to obtain a patient medical history and physical examination. Discussion of pulmonary disease integrates assessment information with laboratory and radiographic data.
  
  • REST 2270 - Application of Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Introduction to theory and clinical application of basic cardiopulmonary diagnostic studies, including simple spirometry, arterial and mixed venous blood gases, and electrocardiograms. Course emphasizes critical thinking skills in the application of diagnostic findings and utilizes case studies, class discussions, and extensive study guides.
    Pre-requisite(s): Program acceptance required.
  
  • REST 2300 - Basic Modalities in Respiratory Care I

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk
    Description: Theory and clinical application of basic therapies. Course includes indications, complications, hazards, equipment needed, side effects, and assessment for medical gases, humidity, aerosols, airway clearance, hyperinflation therapy, and pharmacologic agents. Course emphasizes patient assessment and critical thinking skills.
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 2140 .
  
  • REST 2310 - Basic Modalities in Respiratory Care II

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, 2nd Blk
    Description: Theory and clinical applications of airway management and artificial ventilation, including IPPB and introduction to modes of mechanical ventilation. Also includes the theory of invasive and non-invasive monitoring technology, and equipment decontamination.
  
  • REST 2320 - Essentials of Mechanical Ventilation

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Course provides a basic understanding of essentials for mechanical ventilation. Includes determining the need for ventilatory support, the associated physiology and how ventilatory support is initiated, maintained, monitored, and discontinued.
    Pre-requisite(s): Program acceptance required.
  
  • REST 2330 - Entry Level Respiratory Therapy Review

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Course is a comprehensive review intended to prepare the student for the entry-level certification/licensure examination. The material covered is based on the examination matrix provided by the National Board for Respiratory Care (N.B.R.C.).
  
  • REST 2500 - Survey of Polysomnography

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Description: Introduction to polysomnography as a profession. Course includes an overview of the polysomnogram, sleep disorders as they affect the general population, typical employment in the field, and employment opportunities. Also includes an introduction to the professional organization of sleep and requirements to become a registered polysomnographic technologist (R.PSG.T). Students taking REST 3500  are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining the assessment of sleep disorders or neurodiagnostics. Students taking REST 2500 cannot take REST 3500  for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): Medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.
  
  • REST 2501 - Anatomy and Physiology of Sleep

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the neurologic, cardiac, and respiratory systems during sleep. Basic anatomy and physiology of wake-sleep cycles are studied, with emphasis on changes that occur during varying stages of sleep and during common sleep disorders. Introduction to the EEG, EOG, EKG, EMG, and other polysomnography data recorders. Students taking REST 3501  are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining physiologic components affecting quality of sleep. Students taking REST 2501 cannot take REST 3501  for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.
  
  • REST 2502 - Introduction to Sleep Disorders

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Description: Course provides an overview of the history of sleep medicine, normal sleep physiology, effects of the sleep-wake stage, sleep disorders and abnormal sleep physiology, and an introduction to polysomnography (including patient interaction, sensor and lead placements, and instrumentation). Course also introduces the fundamentals of therapeutic interventions utilized to treat sleep disorders. Students taking REST 3502  are required to r a 6-10 page paper outlining the implications for assisted ventilation to sleep disorders. Students taking REST 2502 cannot take REST 3502  for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.
  
  • REST 2503 - Instrumentation and Computers in Polysomnography

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Course provides study of equipment, instrumentation, and recording devices utilized in polysomnography. Includes EEG waves, signal pathway and derivation of waves, impedance, sensitivity, time constants, amplifiers, filters, calibration, electrodes, artifacts (both equipment and patient-generated), computer basics, and monitoring devices. Students taking REST 3503  are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining specific instrumentation in polysomnography assessing sleep disorders. Students taking REST 2503 cannot take REST 3503  for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 2500 /REST 3500  and REST 2502 /REST 3502  or medical terminology, human anatomy and human physiology.
  
  • REST 2505 - Therapeutics of Managing Sleep Apnea

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Course provides current therapies and interventions for treatment of sleep apneas. Interventions include positive airway pressure therapy (nocturnal CPAP and bi-level CPAP), surgery, and dental devices. Patient compliance and outcomes of these treatments are included. Students taking REST 3505  are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining strategies managing sleep apnea. Students taking REST 2505 cannot take REST 3505  for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 2501 /REST 3501  and REST 2502 /REST 3502  or medical terminology, human anatomy and human physiology.
  
  • REST 2520 - Principles of Pharmacology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Introduction to pharmacology, including general principles, autonomic and central nervous system agents, and cardiovascular agents. Also includes drugs used in managing renal, GI tract, endocrine, and infectious or neoplastic diseases and disorders.
  
  • REST 2700 INT - Clinical Applications

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical rotations in various medical settings performing skills learned and practiced in REST 2140 . Recommending and modifying basic therapies will be emphasized utilizing patient assessment skills and review of patient medical history.
    Suggested Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 2140 .
  
  • REST 2710 INT - Specialty Clinical Experiences

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical rotations in various medical settings providing the opportunity to observe and participate in various specialty areas within the profession, including PFTs, cardiac testing, EKGs, ABGs, and longterm artificial airway care.
    Suggested Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 2160 .
  
  • REST 2720 INT - Clinical Applications

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical rotations in various medical settings performing skills learned and practiced in REST 2140 . Initiating, monitoring, and weaning from mechanical ventilation will be emphasized utilizing patient assessment skills. Case studies will be used to practice critical thinking skills in the management of ICU patients.
    Suggested Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 2160 .
  
  • REST 2800 - Independent Projects

    Credits: (1-3)
    Description: Projects must meet departmental and professional goals and standards and must have instructor approval prior to beginning project; enrollment by permission only.
    May be repeated twice for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
  
  • REST 2830 - Directed Readings

    Credits: (1-2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Readings must meet departmental and professional goals and standards and must have instructor approval prior to beginning; enrollment by permission only.
    May be repeated twice for a maximum of 3 credit hours.
  
  • REST 2920 - Short Courses, Workshops, Institutes, and Special Programs

    Credits: (1-6)
    Workshop
    Description: Consult semester schedule for the current offering under this number. The specific title and credit authorized will appear on student transcript.
    May be repeated for a total maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3210 - Advanced Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description:

    Cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology specifically for the therapist-level practitioner. Includes advanced anatomical considerations for the cardiac, pulmonary and renal systems in neonates and adults. Includes developing abstracts from evidence-based research.
    Pre-requisite(s):

    Enrollment in baccalaureate respiratory therapy program, CRT credential, or equivalent.

  
  • REST 3220 - Advanced Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Pathology and prognosis of coronary artery disease, interpreting 12-lead ECG’s, fungal lung diseases, bronchogenic carcinomas, ARDS, chest injuries, shock in relation to the care of the trauma patient, and differentiation of intracellular and extracellular fluid compartments with renal pathology are presented. Includes developing abstracts from evidence-based research.
    Pre-requisite(s): Enrollment in baccalaureate respiratory therapy program, CRT credential, or equivalent.
  
  • REST 3230 - Advanced Cardiopulmonary Technology

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Advanced diagnostic procedures and interpretive skills in cardiopulmonary function, lung dynamics, specialty gases, blood gas analysis, and metabolic assessment.
  
  • REST 3260 - Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $137.18
    Course Fee Purpose: Neonatal sx equip., neonatal ventilators, infant ET tubes, holders, isolettes, headwalls, O2 blenders, infant Miller/MacIntosh blades, intubation mannequin.
    Description: Pediatric and neonatal respiratory care with emphasis on intensive care activities, therapeutic procedures, life support modalities and fetal, neonatal, pediatric pathophysiology.
    Pre-requisite(s): Enrollment in baccalaureate respiratory care program, CRT credential, or equivalent.
  
  • REST 3270 - Adult Critical Care

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $137.18
    Course Fee Purpose: Adult monitoring systems, chest tube evacuation, bronchoscope & light source , bariatric streatcher, laryngoscopes and endotracheal tubes
    Description: Advanced adult respiratory intensive care, including hemodynamic monitoring, ventilation/perfusion monitoring, pulmonary assessment and airway management.
  
  • REST 3280 - Patient Care Continuum/ Quality Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $30.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Home ventilators, tracheostomy equipment, inner cannula, sx canisters, vacuum equip.
    Description: Theory and principles of pulmonary and spinal cord rehabilitation, polysomnography, discharge planning, patient education, quality management, home and self care, legal, ethical, and moral considerations of chronic and extended care.
  
  • REST 3500 - Survey of Polysomnography

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Description: Introduction to polysomnography as a profession. Course includes an overview of the polysomnogram, sleep disorders as they affect the general population, typical employment in the field, and employment opportunities. Also includes an introduction to the professional organization of sleep and requirements to become a registered polysomnographic technologist (R.PSG.T). Students taking REST 3500 are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining the assessment of sleep disorders or neurodiagnostics. Students taking REST 2500  cannot take REST 3500 for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): Medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.
  
  • REST 3501 - Anatomy and Physiology of Sleep

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Description: Introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the neurologic, cardiac, and respiratory systems during sleep. Basic anatomy and physiology of wake-sleep cycles are studied, with emphasis on changes that occur during varying stages of sleep and during common sleep disorders. Introduction to the EEG, EOG, EKG, EMG, and other polysomnography data recorders. Students taking REST 3501 are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining physiologic components affecting quality of sleep. Students taking REST 2501  cannot take REST 3501 for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.
  
  • REST 3502 - Introduction to Sleep Disorders

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Course provides an overview of the history of sleep medicine, normal sleep physiology, effects of the sleep-wake stage, sleep disorders and abnormal sleep physiology, and an introduction to polysomnography (including patient interaction, sensor and lead placements, and instrumentation). Course also introduces the fundamentals of therapeutic interventions utilized to treat sleep disorders. Students taking REST 3502 are required to r a 6-10 page paper outlining the implications for assisted ventilation to sleep disorders. Students taking REST 2505  cannot take REST 3502 for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or completion of respiratory therapy program or C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N. credential.
  
  • REST 3503 - Instrumentation and Computers in Polysomnography

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Description: Course provides study of equipment, instrumentation, and recording devices utilized in polysomnography. Includes EEG waves, signal pathway and derivation of waves, impedance, sensitivity, time constants, amplifiers, filters, calibration, electrodes, artifacts (both equipment and patient-generated), computer basics, and monitoring devices. Students taking 3503 are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining specific instrumentation in polysomnography assessing sleep disorders. Students taking REST 2503  cannot take REST 3503 for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 2500 /REST 3500  and REST 2502 /REST 3502  or medical terminology, human anatomy and human physiology.
    May be repeated twice with a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3504 - Laboratory Practice of Instrumentation in Polysomnography

    Credits: (1)
    Description: Course provides practice and application of operating principles of equipment, instrumentation, and recording devices utilized in polysomnography. Includes EEG waves, signal pathway and derivation of waves, impedance, sensitivity, time constants, amplifiers, filters, calibration, electrodes, artifacts (both equipment and patient generated), computer basics, and monitoring devices.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3502 /REST 2502  or medical terminology, human anatomy and human physiology
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment with REST 3503 .
  
  • REST 3505 - Therapeutics of Managing Sleep Apnea

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Course provides current therapies and interventions for treatment of sleep apneas. Interventions include positive airway pressure therapy (nocturnal CPAP and bi-level CPAP), surgery, and dental devices. Patient compliance and outcomes of these treatments are included. Students taking REST 3505 are required to write a 6-10 page paper outlining strategies managing sleep apnea. Students taking REST 2505  cannot take REST 3505 for credit.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 2501 /REST 3501  and REST 2502 /REST 3502  or medical terminology, human anatomy and human physiology.
    May be repeated once for a maximum of 4 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3506 - Advanced Technical Procedures

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Course provides detailed description and discussion of specific diagnostic procedures in PSG, including multiple sleep latency tests, maintenance of wakefulness test, REM behavior disorder studies, MMPI, movement disorders, TCM, nocturnal seizure disorders, esophageal balloon procedures, and others.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3502  and REST 3503 .
    May be repeated once for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3507 - Event Recognition and Polysomnography Scoring

    Credits: (3)
    Description: Course provides advanced study of sleep stages and recognition of EEG characteristics of each stage. Multi-channel recording of breathing events, leg movements, ocular movements, cardiac and oxygenation monitoring, parasomnias, and interictal and ictal epileptic events are also presented. Course will include review and scoring of 12-hour polysomnography records to determine the overall sleep score.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3501  and REST 3502 .
  
  • REST 3508 - Sleep Center Management

    Credits: (1)
    Description: Course is designed to prepare students for sleep center management in hospitals and independent facilities. Course includes sleep laboratory requirements for accreditation, personnel requirements and training, PSG study documentation, technician manuals, quality assurance, policies and procedures, and lab protocols. REST 3500  or credentialed as C.R.T., R.R.T., or R.N.
  
  • REST 3509 - Cases in Sleep Medicine

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Description: Course will include physician presentations or case studies of patients with a variety of sleep disorders. Case-based learning is applied in the context of patient presentation and initial interview and diagnostic findings, determination of appropriate sleep medicine studies, interpretation of patient findings, recommendation for patient therapy, and follow-up of patient compliance and outcome(s) of therapeutic intervention.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3502  and REST 3505 .
    May be repeated once for a maximum of 4 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3510 - Clinical Practice I in Polysomnography

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Introduction to the sleep laboratory and the set-up, monitoring, and therapeutic interventions associated with polysomnography. Students will be oriented to patient interviewing and selection, OSHA standards, sleep laboratory standards, and confidentiality. Competency is demonstrated in patient set-up, producing a reliable PSG, recognizing artifact, and basic therapeutic interventions for common sleep disorders.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3502 .
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 3503  and REST 3504 .
    May be repeated twice for credit.
  
  • REST 3511 - Clinical Practice II in Polysomnography

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Case-based clinical applications course. Course requires competency in complete patient management (patient referral and interview, physician consult, patient study[ies], therapeutic intervention and follow-up of patient compliance). Students will develop the patient history and physical, perform the study, score the patient record, interpret the report, apply therapy, and follow-up patient compliance.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3502  and REST 3510 .
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 3505 .
    May be repeated once for a maximum of 4 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3512 - Clinical Practice III in Polysomnography

    Credits: (4)
    Description: Clinical applications course providing experience in performing advanced technical procedures, including multiple sleep latency tests, maintenance of wakefulness tests, REM behavior disorders studies, MMPI, movement disorders, TCM, nocturnal seizure disorders, esophageal balloon procedures, and others.
    Pre-requisite(s): REST 3502 , REST 3510 , and REST 3511 .
    Co-Requisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in REST 3506 .
    May be repeated once for a maximum of 8 credit hours.
  
  • REST 3760 INT - Clinical Applications of Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The clinical application of pediatric and neonatal assessments as they relate to selection and use of respiratory care procedures and equipment specific for this patient population.
  
  • REST 3770 INT - Clinical Applications of Adult Critical Care

    Credits: (4)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Adult respiratory care in the intensive care setting [shock-trauma, thoracic, burn ICUs] with emphasis on hemodynamic monitoring, ventilation/perfusion monitoring, pulmonary assessment and airway management.
    Co-Requisite(s): To be taken concurrently with REST 3270 .
  
  • REST 3780 INT - Clinical Applications

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Clinical experiences related to REST 3280 : rehabilitation, extended care, home care agencies, polysomnography, patient assessment and planning for discharge, and quality management.
    Co-Requisite(s): To be taken concurrently with REST 3280 .
  
  • REST 3800 - Respiratory Care Certifications

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Best practice for advanced resuscitation skills for neonates, children, and adults are demonstrated and effective team-based care for health professionals presented. Advanced life-support skills are presented and practiced prior to entry into the workforce.
  
  • REST 3900 - Clinical Simulation Seminar

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Problem-based clinical concepts course: comprehensive program review including written and clinical simulation examinations.
    Pre-requisite(s): Enrollment in baccalaureate respiratory therapy program; CRT credential, or equivalent.
  
  • REST 4600 - Patient Education and Disease Management

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Quality of care issues arise in a variety of management roles throughout the spectrum of care. Practitioners are increasingly serving as supervisors, managers, and clinical preceptors in their roles involving case management, disease navigation, and home management in chronic respiratory patients. This course focuses on improving communication and coordination of care to educate patients and reduce readmissions, understand reimbursement systems, and quality outcomes for patients in our care. 
  
  • REST 4610 - Advanced Patient Assessment

    Credits: (1-2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The advanced patient assessment project is designed to be a physician intensive, interactive experience that emphasizes an understanding of diagnostic processes involved in assessing, evaluating, and treating patients with cardiopulmonary diseases. Enrollment by permission only.
  
  • REST 4620 - Health Promotion

    Credits: (1-2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The health promotion project addresses the growing role of the Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) in patient education, public education, and health promotion in general. Enrollment by permission only.
  
  • REST 4630 - Continuous Quality Improvement

    Credits: (1-2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The continuous quality improvement project enhances an understanding of how to construct and conduct a quality improvement (quality assurance) project in the workplace. Enrollment by permission only.
  
  • REST 4800 - Independent Projects

    Credits: (1-6)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Student designed, instructor approved projects which will further develop cognitive or psychomotor skills for the baccalaureate level respiratory care practitioner. Projects must meet departmental and professional goals and standards and must have instructor approval prior to beginning project. Enrollment by permission only.
    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • REST 4830 - Directed Readings

    Credits: (1-3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Student designed, instructor approved readings which will further develop professional knowledge or understanding for the baccalaureate level respiratory care practitioner. Readings must meet departmental and professional goals and standards and must have instructor approval prior to b beginning. Enrollment by permission only.
    May be repeated twice with a maximum of 3 credit hours.
  
  • REST 4850 - Study Abroad

    Credits: (1-6)
    Variable Title
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide opportunities for students in health professions to experience a study abroad program that is designed to explore healthcare, culture, and clinical experience.
    May be repeated 5 times with a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  
  • REST 4990 - Senior Seminar

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Moderated discussion and/or laboratory experiences relating to current events in healthcare, legislative, credentialing, and licensing issues as well as emergent technologies and advanced educational opportunities in the field.
  
  • RGAF 6000 - Introduction to Regulatory Affairs

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Block Online
    Description: This course is designed to present an introduction to the regulations, documents and processes necessary for FDA approval of new medical products. The course covers an overview of critical scientific, technical, engineering design, manufacturing, and operational drivers for national and global regulatory compliance. This course also discusses the historical context in which the FDA evolved, its structure and relationship with other US regulatory agencies. The course will provide an overview of market clearance pathways for various medical products and devices that ensure the development and delivery of safe and effective healthcare products to consumers.
  
  • RGAF 6100 - Biostatistics Applied to Research

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 2nd Block Online
    Description: Advanced biostatistics as applied to research. The concepts of populations, samples, distributions, variables, hypothesis formulation and testing, t-test, ANVOA, and chi-square are presented through the lens of translational research. The course includes a detailed exploration of the application and interpretation of data from clinical trials and medical studies. The written and oral communication of study results is also covered.
  
  • RGAF 6200 - Regulatory Drugs & Biologics

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Block Online
    Description: This course focuses on the development and evaluation of regulatory practices related to drugs and biologics. This course provides an overview of laws and regulations governing development, manufacturing and distribution of drugs and biologic and how they relate to the regulatory affairs strategy. Approaches for integrating regulatory and business needs are reviewed. The role of post-marketing efforts in shaping regulatory strategy are evaluated.
    Pre-requisite(s): RGAF 6000 
  
  • RGAF 6230 - Regulatory Devices and Diagnostics

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Block Online
    Description: An in-depth exploration of the origins and application of regulations relevant to medical devices and diagnostics. Medical device and diagnostic product development is covered through an organizational strategy and regulatory compliance lens. The course analyzes the design and application of clinical trial data related to the medical device and diagnostic regulatory process. Post-marketing strategy and device labeling are also covered.
    Pre-requisite(s): RGAF 6000 .
  
  • RGAF 6250 - Regulatory Clinical Evidence

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 2nd Block Online
    Description: The evaluation and assessment of regulatory strategies that include protocol development, study design, post-marketing surveillance, evaluation and, assessment of regulatory submissions. Utilizing clinical trial design, participants will evaluate and assess strategies for achieving regulatory goals. Students are introduced to requirements of planning and conducting clinical trials. Clinical trial terminology and design are discussed including planning and carrying out a study.
    Pre-requisite(s): RGAF 6000  
  
  • RGAF 6300 - Compliance in Regulatory Affairs

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Description: This course focuses on regulatory affairs compliance strategies and guidelines. Topics included are regulatory compliance, risk management, bioethics, quality assurance, and required reporting. Students will identify and assess regulatory requirements, policies and guidelines associated with good practice (GXP) regulatory compliance issues. Students are required to critically analyze regulatory compliance issues and develop implementation strategies for ensuring regulatory affairs compliance in medical product manufacturing, development, and marketing. Students will need to demonstrate effective written communication skills required to develop regulatory communications using root cause analysis and corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs).
    Pre-requisite(s): RGAF 6000 .
  
  • RGAF 6500 - Internship

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem - Online
    Description: The internship course will focus on research and application of regulatory issues in the organizational agency of their choice. Application of knowledge and skills of regulatory science through participation in a part or full time internship with a biomedical related industry or agency. Internship competencies will be determined by the student and preceptor based on organization focus and student need. The internship is arranged by the student, faculty, and participating institution by mutual consent.
    Pre-requisite(s): RGAF 6000 .
  
  • RHS 1300 - First Aid: Responding to Emergencies

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: 1st Blk
    Course Fee: $35.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Alcohol prep pads, gloves, disposable masks, CPR manikins, AED trainers.
    Description: Trains the lay person to respond correctly in emergencies and act as the first link in the emergency medical service system. Course leads to American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Heartsaver First Aid OR American Red Cross certification in Adult, Infant and Child CPR with AED and First Aid: Responding to Emergencies.
    Cross-listed with HLTH 1300 .
  
  • RHS 1550 - Introduction to Rehabilitation Sciences

    Credits: (2)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem - Online
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem - Online
    Description: This course is designed to introduce students to health care professions that the majority of athletic therapy majors pursue. These health care professions include: athletic training (AT), physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT), physician assistant (PA), and medicine (MD or DO). Through lectures, assignments, and guest speaker presentations, students will be introduced to a variety of health care professions, learn about the application process for various graduate programs, use resources to prepare their graduate program applications, and develop/revise their degree plans for their Bachelor’s degree and graduate program prerequisites.
  
  • RHS 2175 - Introduction to Sports Medicine

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Presents the duties, functions, and collaboration of sports medicine professionals in the care and supervision of athletes. The course will focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common musculoskeletal injuries/illnesses, strength and conditioning of athletes, environmental factors and guidelines, and management and administration of the sports medicine team.
  
  • RHS 2300 - Emergency Response

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $64.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Alcohol prep pads, gloves, disposable masks, CPR manikins, AED trainers, nasal/oral airways, oxygen tanks and regulators.
    Description: Meets the needs of the non-health care professional who has a duty to respond in an emergency. Provides more skills and in-depth training than the First Aid: Responding to Emergencies course. Course leads to American Red Cross certification in Emergency Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
    Cross-listed with HLTH 2300 .
  
  • RHS 2431 - Taping, Wrapping, Bracing, Padding, and Splinting

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, 1st Blk, 2nd Blk
    Description: This course is designed to give a basic understanding of athletic training taping, wrapping, bracing, padding, and splinting techniques. Students will apply a variety of techniques to support all areas of the body.
  
  • RHS 2890 - Introduction to Cooperative Work Experience

    Credits: (1)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: Provides academic credit for shadowing experience of a health care professional. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the health care industry early in their major by shadowing a health care professional for a minimum of 60 hours within a given semester. Once accepted to the Rehabilitation Sciences (BS) program, students will take the expanded version of this course (RHS 4890), which requires students to complete a full internship instead of a shadowing experience.

    Students have the option to request RHS 2890 to be waived as a required course for the Rehabilitation Sciences (BS) program. Students must submit a waiver form to the program director, which verifies that they have previously completed at least 60 hours of shadowing experience with a health care professional. Experiential credit is not an option for this course.

  
  • RHS 3080 - Evidence Based Practice for Rehabilitation Sciences

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem, 2nd Blk, 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course explores the concepts necessary to ensure future allied health professionals are well prepared to utilize an evidence-based practice approach to treatment. Students will gain familiarity with the major elements of evidenced-based practice, such as developing a clinically-relevant research question, research design, evaluation, statistical analysis, presentation of data, and ethical considerations. This course also provides an overview of descriptive and inferential statistics. Students should have a basic understanding of conducting library and Internet information searches prior to taking this course.
    Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1010  or higher; or Math ACT score of 23 or higher.
  
  • RHS 3200 - Psychology of Sport, Injury & Rehabilitation

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the psychology of sport, injury, and rehabilitation. Topics covered include: emotion, motivation, psychosocial skills training and application, psychological antecedents of injury, psychology of injury and rehabilitation including individual response and effect on self-identity and physical function, and outcomes topics related to rehabilitation and exercise adherence, eating disorders, alcohol and drug/substance abuse, cultural competence, and research methods within the area of sport, injury, and rehabilitation psychology.
    Pre-requisite(s): PSY 1010 .
  
  • RHS 3300 - Evaluation and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Lower Extremities

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 1st Blk
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $45.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Tools/instruments such as tape measures, goniometers, pinwheels, reflex hammers, 2-point discriminators.
    Description: Content of this course addresses evaluation techniques and care for musculoskeletal injuries to the trunk and lower extremities. The student must integrate knowledge of anatomical structures, physiology principles and evaluative techniques to provide a basis for critical decision-making in an injury management environment.
    Pre-requisite(s): ZOOL 2100  or HTHS 1110 .
    Note: Must be admitted to the Rehabilitation Sciences (formerly Athletic Therapy) program in order to register for this course.
  
  • RHS 3301 - Evaluation and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries: Upper Extremities

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $48.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Tools/instruments such as bubble inclinometers, penlights, goniometers.
    Description: Content of this course addresses evaluation techniques and care for musculoskeletal injuries to the head, face and upper extremities. The student must integrate knowledge of anatomical structures, physiology principles and evaluative techniques to provide a basis for critical decision-making in an injury management environment.
    Pre-requisite(s): ZOOL 2100  or HTHS 1110 ; AND RHS 3300 .
    Note: Must be admitted to the Rehabilitation Sciences (formerly Athletic Therapy) program in order to register for this course.
  
  • RHS 3505 - Standardized Patient Training

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Summer Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Description: The purpose of this course is to provide experiential learning for WSU health professions students by training them to act as standardized patients for simulated exam experiences in different health professions courses. Students will learn to respond to health professions students with consistent, reliable, professional responses to a variety of simulated scenarios. In this course, students will be introduced to orthopedic evaluation and assessment, the role of a patient, basic acting skills, training on how to portray patients, case simulations, and instructions on how to provide constructive feedback to health professions students.
  
  • RHS 3600 - Ergonomics for Health and Safety

    Credits: (2)
    Description: Examines and analyzes the effects of the workplace on employees and adaptations of the work environment to suit the individual. The focus is on the interaction of work and people, i.e., physiological and environmental stresses with the primary intent to establish ways to reduce injuries, accidents, and fatigue and to improve human performance at work.
    Pre-requisite(s): ESS 3500  or consent of instructor.
    Note: This course is not currently offered.
  
  • RHS 4150 - Therapeutic Modalities for Rehabilitation Sciences majors

    Credits: (3)
    Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem
    Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
    Course Fee: $45.00
    Course Fee Purpose: Modality equipment such as massage lotion, Ethyl Chloride spray, ice bags, paraffin wax beads, compression stockinets, electrical stimulation electrodes, biofeedback electrodes, lonto-patch system, ultrasound gel pads, ultrasound gel, treatment towels.
    Description: Specifically designed for the pre-professional student, the course will introduce the student to contemporary usage and basic foundation of therapeutic modalities. Through lecture, discussion, and laboratory experience, the scientific basis of musculoskeletal rehabilitation involving therapeutic modalities will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental concepts of tissue healing and pain control techniques, as well as an introduction to cryo/thermotherapy, massage, traction, ultrasound and electrical stimulation.
    Pre-requisite(s): RHS 3300 , RHS 3301 .
    Note: Must be admitted to the Rehabilitation Sciences (formerly Athletic Therapy) program in order to register for this course.
 

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