This summer field experience is two days per week and allows the student to practice in clinical areas in which they have received instruction. The student explores non-traditional roles for respiratory therapists, volunteer their time in a selected area of practice outside the traditional hospital practice, and summarize their experiences in written and oral reports. The student creates a case study presentation while applying evidence-based medicine guidelines. Pass/No Pass.
16 clinical hours per week, 32 volunteer hours prior to graduation