The student is assigned 16.5 hours per week to clinical practice in affiliated hospitals and health care agencies. This clinical course is designed to extend upon RESP 1993 by providing clinical exposure in the adult critical care unit. Emphasis will be placed on ventilator theory and patient management in both the acute care and long-term care settings. Additional rotations are scheduled in electrocardiography and diagnostic pulmonary function testing. An introduction to computerized clinical simulation exercise is also scheduled.