Required Courses
  • Required Courses 

    First Fall Semester
    RCP 112 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology 2 hours
    RCP 113 Respiratory Care Practices & Procedures I 3 hours
    RCP 114 Respiratory Care Practices & Procedures II 2 hours
    RCP 115 Respiratory Care Practices & Procedures III 3 hours
    RCP 119 Clinical Practice I 2 hours
    HLT 205 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 hours

     

    First Spring Semester
    RCP 121 Applied Sciences for Respiratory Care 3 hours
    RCP 122 Advanced Respiratory Care Practices & Procedures I 3 hours
    RCP 123 Advanced Respiratory Care Practices & Procedures II 3 hours
    RCP 129 Clinical Practice II 3 hours
    HLT 206 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 hours

     

    Summer Session
    RCP 230 Advanced Respiratory Care Practices & Procedures III 4 hours
    RCP 239 Clinical Practice III 3 hours

     

    Second Fall Semester
    RCP 241 Advanced Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics & Monitoring 2 hours
    RCP 242 Neonatal/Pediatric Advanced Life Support &
    Respiratory Care
    2 hours
    RCP 249 Clinical Practice IV 3 hours
    POS 101 or 201 Politics/Government 3 hours
    COM 111
    or COM 104
    Composition I
    or Communications I
    3 hours
    PSY 101 or
    SOC 101
    Intro to Psychology
    or Intro to Sociology
    3 hours

     

    Second Spring Semester
    RCP 251 Critical Thinking Skills for Respiratory Care 3 hours
    RCP 252 Respiratory Care Seminar 1 hours
    RCP 259 Clinical Practice V 6 hours
    COM 112
    or COM 105
    Composition II
    or Communications II
    3 hours
    Humanities Elective See LLCC catalog for courses in the humanities category 3 hours
    (subject to change)

     

    The clinical portion of the program consists of over 800 hours of respiratory care practice and is given concurrently with respiratory courses throughout the curriculum. The program is affiliated with Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC). Upon completion of the program, the graduate will earn an associate degree in general education from Lincoln Land Community College with a major in respiratory care.