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Navigate Respiratory Care: Equipment & Procedures
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Author(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • ISBN-13: 9781449679644
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    Access Code Subscription Length: 365 Days
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A New Paradigm for Respiratory Care Education

Navigate Respiratory Care is a comprehensive, online 10-course curriculum that uniquely prepares students for a rewarding career as a Respiratory Therapist. Learn more about all 10 courses.

Navigate Respiratory Care: Equipment & Procedures is one of the 10 online courses in the Navigate Respiratory Care curriculum. This course introduces the many types of equipment used in respiratory care and how to use them in clinical practice. It discusses various procedures that respiratory therapists will need to perform as well as safety and infection control to be used in any patient contact.

Course Features

  • Course objectives align to the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) matrix for the new Therapist Multiple Choice (TMC) Examination certification exams
  • Authoritative and interactive content is instructionally designed using best practices from Bloom’s Taxonomy and adult learning theory with a focus on developing cognitive intelligence and practical skills needed for success in clinical practice
  • Student assessments, interactive activities, and remediation help improve outcomes
  • Course management tools help instructors save time and monitor student progress


  • Easily adaptable for instructor-led courses taught on-ground, online, or in hybrid formats
  • Each course can be adopted independently, or adopted as a complete curriculum solution
  • All courseware can be used with or without an optional print textbook, depending on course needs
  • Improve institutional retention, persistence, and student outcomes at less cost than with traditional textbook models

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  • 0:00-1:40 = Curriculum Overview
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Course Content Includes:

  • Interactive Lectures w/Audio
  • Correlation Matrix
  • Interactive Practice Activities
  • Practice Quizzes
  • Lesson Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Lesson Assignment
  • Icons to highlight important information – infection control, safety, caution, legal and ethical
  • Lesson Summary

Course Objectives

  1. Describe infection control particularly as it relates to the handling of equipment and the performance of procedures.
  2. Discuss the role of therapeutic gases in the treatment of respiratory disorders and diseases.
  3. Identify the indications for oxygen therapy.
  4. Describe the various devices used for oxygen therapy.
  5. Discuss the limitations of oxygen therapy.
  6. Identify the importance of helium, oxygen, and carbon dioxide as therapeutic gases in respiratory therapy.
  7. Explain the various therapies used in respiratory care.
  8. Describe the indication and use of bland aerosol therapy.
  9. Discuss the devices used in and the administration of aerosolized drugs in respiratory therapy.
  10. Explain the therapies used to promote bronchial hygiene.
  11. Describe lung expansion therapy and its indications for use.
  12. Explain nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal airway devices and how they are inserted and managed.
  13. Discuss the management of intubation.
  14. Explain the procedure performed in a tracheostomy and how patients with a trach are managed.
  15. Describe the weaning and extubation procedures.
  Lesson 1: Infection Control
  Lesson 2: Therapeutic Gases
  Lesson 3: O2 Therapy: Indications
  Lesson 4: O2 Therapy: Administration
  Lesson 5: O2 Therapy: Complications
  Lesson 6: HO2, CO2, and NO Therapy
  Lesson 7: Humidity Therapy
  Lesson 8: Bland Aerosol Delivery
  Lesson 9: Aerosol Drug Administration
  Lesson 10: Bronchial Hygiene Therapy
  Lesson 11: Lung Expansion Therapy
  Lesson 12: Airway Management
  Lesson 13: Intubation
  Lesson 14: Tracheostomy

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