Respiratory Care Clinical Competency Lab Manual
Respiratory Care Clinical Competency Lab Manual provides the practical skills needed to apply classroom theory to clinical practice. This text has the flexibility to be used in conjunction with all other respiratory care titles, as well as in other disciplines that require competencies in respiratory therapy. With detailed, step-by-step procedures, supporting procedural illustrations, hands-on lab exercises, case studies, and critical thinking questions, this text helps you understand and apply theoretical knowledge by demonstrating specific skills. Procedural competency evaluation forms help you to assess your progress and performance of specific procedures.
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Section 1: Foundations for Clinical Practice
- Quality and Evidence-Based Respiratory Care
- Patient Safety, Communication and Medical Records
- Principles of Infection Control
- Patient Assessment
- Preparing for Clinical Rotations
- Interpreting Clinical Lab Data
- ECG Interpretation
- Hemodynamic Monitoring
- Analysis, Sampling and Monitoring of Gas Exchange
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Chest X-Ray and Imaging Interpretation
- Airway Management
- Emergency Life Support
- Humidity and Bland Aerosol Therapy
- Storage and Delivery of Medical Gases
- Medical Gas Therapy
- Lung Expansion Therapy
- Airway Pharmacology
- Delivery Devices
- Mechanical Ventilators
- Noninvasive Ventilatory Support
- Invasive Ventilatory Support
- Monitoring and Management of the ICU Patient
- Venous Access
- Discontinuing Ventilatory Support
- Respiratory Care of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients
- Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
- Home Care and Transport
- Interviewing and Preparing to Enter the Respiratory Care Profession
Section 2: Interpreting Data Relating to Patient Care
Section 3: Basic Therapeutics
Section 4: Pulmonary Pharmacology
Section 5: Critical Care Environment
Section 6: Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care
Section 7: Additional Settings and Opportunities for Respiratory Care
Section 8: Preparing to Enter the Respiratory Care Profession
Procedural Assessment Forms
Answer Key to Lab Activities and Review Questions
Appendix A: Normal/Common Values
Appendix B: AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines
Stock Last CheckedJan 28, 2022
Publication DateJan 30, 2014
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