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 RESY Course-Description

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RESY 311 - ASSESSMENT SKILLS

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 3
Course Schedule: Semester
A presentation of patient assessment skills to prepare for all subsequent courses of the curriculum; Included are modules in chart review and history, vital signs, physical assessment, laboratory assessment, patient safety, communication skills, sterilization and disinfection and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Students are prepared to function in a problem-based learning curriculum. ​

RESY 312 - DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUE

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester
Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics Theory, application, and equipment for diagnosing respiratory pathologies through the diagnostic concepts used in respiratory therapy. Include techniques utilized for measurement of lung gas volumes, capacities, flows, and cardiopulmonary status during exercise testing. Basic Chest X-ray and EKG interpretations will be presented.


RESY 313 - INTERMITTENT CARDIO RESPIRATORY CARE

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 4
Course Schedule: Semester
This course will focus on cases involving patients receiving basic respiratory care modalities including oxygen and aerosol therapy, resuscitation, airway care, pharmacology, and intermittent therapy. Infection control issues are included. Diagnostic issues include pulmonary function testing and arterial blood gas analysis. Students will discuss the pathophysiology and health promotion/disease prevention aspects of each case. ​​


RESY 314 - INTERMITTENT CARDIO RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTICUM

Components: Practical
Credit Hours: 3
Course Schedule: Semester
Clinical experiences will involve providing care for patients who receive respiratory care modalities, and diagnostic procedures. Before the full-time clinical experience, students will observe a respiratory therapist in the clinical setting.​

RESY 315 - RESPIRATORY PHARMACOLOGY

Co​mponents: Theory
Credit Hours: 1
Course Schedule: Semester

The respiratory pharmacology course is designed to cover the basic concepts of pharmacology that underlie drug use in respiratory care. In this course, students will study the categories of drugs used to treat respiratory pathologies, drug dosage calculations, routes of drug administration and the molecular mechanism(s) that govern drug action and the corresponding clinical application. Emphasis is given during the course to the most commonly prescribed drugs for respiratory care. Upon completion of this course, students should become equipped with the necessary pharmacology knowledge required for proper respiratory care in clinical practice.

RESY 316 - RESPIRATORY ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 3
Course Schedule: Semester
REST 316 (Respiratory Anatomy and Physiology) is a basic foundation for theory and application for the students of the Respiratory Therapy Program in CAMS. The course provides the student with an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the respiratory and renal systems necessary to function as a competent Respiratory Therapist. Emphasis is placed on static and dynamic characteristics of pulmonary and vascular systems, oxygen and carbon dioxide transport, ventilation-perfusion relationship, acid-base balance and regulation and control of respiration.
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RESY 317 - INTENSIVE CARDIO RESPIRATORY CARE

​​​Components: Theory, Practical
Credit Hours: 6
Course Schedule: Semester
REST 317- Intensive Cardio Respiratory Care focuses on cases involving patients receiving intensive cardio-respiratory care strategies including, but not limited to basic and advanced respiratory care, mechanical ventilation, invasive and non-invasive monitoring and artificial airways. Diagnostic methods taught in this course include fiber-optic bronchoscopy, hemodynamic monitoring and arterial blood gas analysis. Students will discuss the pharmacology, pathophysiology and health promotion/disease prevention aspects of each case. Relevant laboratory exercises required to meet the objectives of this course also will be conducted.

RESY 318 - INTENSIVE RESPIRATORY PRACTICUM

Components: Practical
Credit Hours: 6
Course Schedule: Semester
Clinical experiences will involve patients who receive intermittent and intensive respiratory care modalities and diagnostic procedures discussed in REST 313 Intermittent and Diagnostic Cardio-respiratory Care and REST 317 Intensive Cardio-respiratory Care.

RESY 319 - CARDIO RESPIRATORY CARE EDUCATION

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester
This course introduces the students to the respiratory care profession from educational perspectives in the development and its future in the kingdom as well as worldwide. This course covers different aspect of writing objectives, creating a constructive lesson, evaluating instruments and finally the program accreditation.

RESY 320 - CRITICAL CARE COURSE

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester
This Advanced Respiratory Critical Care management course is designed to prepare the Respiratory Care students to recognize and manage emergency and critical conditions faced on daily bases. This course represents the scope of Respiratory Therapist as an ICU Therapist/ Emergency Care therapist using a Clinical approach. Assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation of patients in critical conditions will be discussed. A significant portion of the course is devoted to Adult and Pediatric Disorders and practice issues. This course involves Advance Cardiac life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Airway Management, Bronchoscopy and Hemodynamic Monitoring in ICU.

RESY 411 - SUB ACUTE CARE

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester
This Advanced Respiratory Critical Care management course is designed to prepare the Respiratory Care students to recognize and manage emergency and critical conditions faced on daily bases. This course represents the scope of Respiratory Therapist as an ICU Therapist/ Emergency Care therapist using a Clinical approach. Assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and evaluation of patients in critical conditions will be discussed. A significant portion of the course is devoted to Adult and Pediatric Disorders and practice issues. This course involves Advance Cardiac life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Airway Management, Bronchoscopy and Hemodynamic Monitoring in ICU.​

RESY 412 - SUB-ACUTE CARE PRACTICUM

Components: Practical
Credit Hours: 4
Course Schedule: Semester
Clinical experiences involve the care of patients who are placed in sub-acute settings and in the sleep laboratory. Students will prepare and present case studies relevant to this patient population.​


RESY 413 - NEONATAL / PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY CARE

Components:Theory,Practical
Credit Hours: 3
Course Schedule: Semester
This course will focus on the respiratory care of infants and pediatrics. Topics will include developmental anatomy and physiology, assessment, pathophysiology, basic and intensive cardio-respiratory care, pharmacology, and resuscitation.

RESY 414 - NEONATAL AND PEDIATRIC PRACTICUM

Components: Practical
Credit Hours: 3
Course Schedule: Semester
Clinical experiences involve the care of patients who are placed in sub-acute settings and in the sleep laboratory. Students will prepare and present case studies relevant to this patient population.

RESY 415 - CARDIO RESPIRATORY CARE MANAGEMENT

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester
This course will provide the student with experiences and projects pertaining to the management of a respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary department. Some management functions include Joint Commission (JC) standards, staff​ scheduling, departmental budgeting, quality assurance, evaluation of personnel, purchasing and grievance procedures. As part of respiratory management, during the course the students will tackle Quality improvement and quality insurance in the medical field.


RESY 416 - CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASES

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 3
Course Schedule: Semester
This course will focus on cases involving patients who receive cardiovascular diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, bronchoscopy procedures and pulmonary function testing. The cardiovascular procedures include electrocardiography, holter monitoring, echocardiography, cardiac catheterization, coronary artery bypass grafts, intra-aortic balloon counter pulsation, and coronary valve replacement. The cases will also include pulmonary function testing, exercise testing, and bronchoscopy. Students will discuss the pathophysiology and diagnostic procedures related to each case. Relevant laboratory exercises will be conducted. ACLS will also be included as a part of this course (ACLS will taught by outside agency).

RESY 417 - CARDIOPULMONARY DISEASES PRACTICUM

Components: Practical
Credit Hours: 5
Course Schedule: Semester
Clinical experiences will involve the care for patients who receive cardiovascular procedures and pulmonary function testing. The procedures include electrocardiography, echocardiograph¬y, cardiac catheterization, exercise testing (metabolic and cardiac), complete pulmonary function testing, and diagnostic bronchoscopy.

RESY 418 - SPECIAL TOPICS

Co​mponents: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester
Is designed to prepare the Respiratory Care students to get familiarized with the importance of Quality Care in Hospital and Healthcare setups, Cardiovascular Graded Exercise Testing and about Literature Review and Article Critique.


RESY 419 - CARDIO RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTICS

Components: Theory 
Credit Hours: 1
Course Schedule: Semester

RESY - 419​ Cardio Respiratory Diagnostics deals with the application of principles of Cardiovascular Physiology into various diagnostic techniques in Medical sciences. 

CAMS 411 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY I

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester System
The nature of scientific methods design and basic techniques in Research are discussed as applied to developing statement of research question, developing of statement of research hypothesis, defining the instrument, gathering and analyzing data, interpret​​​ing the result and drawing conclusion regarding the hypothesis. Student in each program will be assigned to one teaching staff member to guide them about how to critically review scientific published papers. With the guidance of staff member/Principal Investigator the students have to write a research proposal which should be submitted to Research Centre for Institutional Review Board (IRB) in approval.​

CAMS 412 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY II

Components: Theory
Credit Hours: 2
Course Schedule: Semester System
The CAMS 411 course will continue as CAMS 412 Research Methodology II which involves the conduct of IRB approved research proposal and research reporting and publication.