Curriculum

You can find a course description in the course catalog on the DCCC web site. A number of new courses may not have course descriptions at this time.

* Please see note below concerning the accreditation of this program.

PRE-REQUISITE COURSES

ENG 100 English Composition I

MAT 128 Algebra

CHE 110 General Chemistry I with Lab

 

3

4

4

First Year

 

 

Course Number

Course Name

Crs.

Fall Semester

 

 

RTH 110 Respiratory Therapy Principles and Practicum I

8

BIO 150

Human Anatomy & Physiology

4

COMM 100 or
COMM 111

Intro to Interpersonal Communications or
Public Speaking

3

 

Total

15

Spring Semester

 

 

RTH 102

Respiratory Therapy Principles II

2

RTH 103

Respiratory Therapy Practicum II

6

BIO 151

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

Elective

Elective that meets both Diversity and Global Understanding College Learning Goals.

3

 

Total

15

Summer I

 

 

RTH 104

Summer Clinical I

5

Summer II

 

 

RTH 105

Summer Clinical II

5

AHM 220

Applied Microbiology

1

SECOND YEAR

 

 

Fall Semester

 

 

RTH 200

Respiratory Therapy Principles III

3

RTH 201

Respiratory Therapy Practicum III

6

RTH 204

Pulmonary Pathophysiology Clinical Rounds I

2

 

Total

12

Spring Semester

 

 

RTH 202

Respiratory Therapy Principles IV

3

RTH 203

Respiratory Therapy Practicum IV

6

RTH 205

Pulmonary Pathophysiology Clinical Rounds II

2

 

Total

11

Summer I

 

 

RTH 206

Summer Clinical III

4

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

78

* The Crozer/DCCC Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), P.O. Box 54876, Hurst, TX 76054-48761248 Harwood Rd., Bedford, Texas, 76021-4244, 817-283-2835, www.coarc.com. To view the accreditation data for the program outcomes, please follow this link directly to the Programmatic Outcomes Data page (http://www.coarc.com/Students/Programmatic-Outcome-Data.aspx).

Contact Us

Patti Curran
Program Director

Email: patti.curran@crozer.org

Phone: 610-447-2440

Fax: 610-447-6353

School of Respiratory Therapy 
Crozer-Chester Medical Center
1 Medical Center Blvd.
Upland, PA  19013