1. Patient Assessment and Care Management 2. Infection Control 3. Blood Gas Sampling, Analysis, Monitoring and Interpretation 4. Pulmonary Function Testing 5. Advanced Cardiopulmonary Monitoring 6. Oxygen and Medical Gas Therapy 7. Hyperinflation Therapy 8. Humidity and Aerosol Therapy 9. Pharmacology 10. Bronchopulmonary Hygiene Therapy 11. Cardiac Monitoring and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 12. Airway Management 13. Suctioning the Airway 14. Intermittent Positive-Pressure Breathing (IPPB) 15. Mechanical Ventilation of the Adult 16. Mechanical Ventilation of the Neonate 17. Home Care and Pulmonary Rehabilitation 18. Procedures Appendix: Answer Key for Self-study Questions
Jim writes The Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Guide: Advanced and Entry Level 5e, 2010. and he contributes as a WFH on the Testbank for DesJardins: Clinical Manifestionations and Assessmen of Respiratory Disease, 5eHe is listed:James R. Sills, MEd, CPFT, RRTProfessor EmeritusFormer Director, Respirtory Care ProgramRock Valley CollegeRockford, IL
This is an excellent tool for respiratory care students, graduates, or licensed practitioners preparing for the NBRC credentialing exams. It is also a worthy resource for educators at college programs and hospital departments. Well done! Reviewed by Steven K. Hamick, AAS, BIS (William Beaumont Hospitals) Doody's Score: 93, 4 Stars!