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PRE-INTERNSHIP COURSES
View LAVC Catalog for course descriptions

Units:

 
Psychology 1.................................................................................. 3
Chemistry 51.................................................................................. 5
Physiology 8 (or Anatomy 1 with Biology 3 prerequisite)................ 4
Physiology 9 (or Physiology 1)....................................................... 4
Microbiology 20 (Chemistry 51 prerequisite).................................. 4
Physics 5 (Math 115 prerequisite).................................................. 3
Respiratory Therapy 1 (offered in fall and spring)......................... 1
Respiratory Therapy 2 (only offered in the fall semester)........ 4
   

CLINICAL INTERNSHIP - PHASE 2

 

Spring - 1st year - Phase 2 begins:

 
RT 15…Intro to Clinics....................................................18 weeks 4

RT 6 …Pulmonary Physiology........................................18 weeks

4

Summer:

 

RT 3 ...Clinical Applications I.....................5 weeks

5

Fall - 2nd year

 
RT 4 …Clinical Applications II...................18 weeks 5
RT 7 …Pulmonary Pathophysiology.........18 weeks 3
RT 8 …RT Management..........................18 weeks 1

RT 23 Advanced Pathophsiology.............18 weeks

1

Spring - 2nd Year

 
RT 5 …Clinical Applications III..................9 weeks 5
RT 11 …Clinical Applications IV...............9 weeks - follows RT 5 5
   


 


RT 1 – ( no prequisites) Fall and Spring
(18 weeks)

RT 2 Spring
18 weeks

Applications to RT 15 Clinical Internship are submitted ( prerequisites – all per internship prerequisites must be completed or be concurrently enrolled including:

Psychology 1
Chemistry 51
Physiology 8 (or Anatomy 1 with Biology 3 prerequisite)
Physiology 9 (or Physiology 1)
Microbiology 20 (Chemistry 51 prerequisite)
Physics 5 (Math 115 prerequisite)
Respiratory Therapy 1
Respiratory Therapy 2 (only offered in the spring semester)