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RT-121 Test
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In 1774 Joseph Priestly discovered __
______ ?


Oxygen


Dr's in Chicago developed the _____ ______ _____ in 19__ .


Inhalation Therapy Association in 1947


Define MSRC


  • Michigan Society for Respiratory Care
  • Provides education, advocacy and resources to promote respiratory health



Define AARC


  • American Association for Respiratory Care



Define NBRC


  • National Board for Respiratory Care Testing
  • Voluntary health certifying board evaluates professional competence of respiratory therapists
 


Define COARC


  • Commision on Accreditation for Respiratory Care
  • Perform site visits to ensure national and facility guidelines whichever are more stringent
 


Define OJT



  • On Job Trainee

  • Hospital Trained only




Define CRT



  • Certified Respiratory Therapist


 


Define RRT



  • Registered Respiratory Therapists

  • Two years of clinical training




Define AEC


Certified Asthma Educator


Define NPS


Neonatal Pediatic Specialist


Define Credentialing


  • Graduated from approved RC program
  • Passed NBRC exam



Define Licensure


  • Passed NBRC exam
  • Paid license fee in state
  • Michigan began licensing in 2004



HIPPA


Health Insurance Portability and Protection Act


JCAHO


Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations


Mission of JCAHO


To continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.


R.A.C.E.


  • Rescue the patient
  • Activate the alarm
  • Contain the fire-close doors and seal hallways
  • Extinguish small fires



P.A.S.S.


  • Pull the pin
  • Aim the nozzle
  • Squeeze the trigger
  • Sweep at the base of the fire



Job description should include:


  • Position and title
  • Hierarchy of command
  • Work to be performed
  • Start time
  • Length of shift



TDP


Therapist Driven Protocol


NPC


Non productive cough


PRN


As needed


BID


Two times a day during dayshift


TID


Three imes a day during dayshift


Q2*


Every two hours


Q4*


Every four hours


Q8* + PRN


Every eight hours and as needed


Q8*PRN


May have every eight hours IF needed


HS


Hour of sleep


NPO


Nothing by mouth


BBS


Bilateral breath sounds


NS


Normal saline solution


a


Before


p


After


c


With


s


Without


Patient Bill of Rights


  • The patient has the right to considerate and respectful care
  • The patient has the right to have an advance directive concerning treatment or designating a surrogate decision maker with the
    expectation that the hospital will honor the intent of that directive to the
    extent permitted by law and hospital policy.




AARC Governing Body


American Thoracic Society
American Medical Association
American Society of Anesthesiologist
American College of Chest Physicians