RET 214 Clinical Internship IV (4 credits)
This course provides clinical experience in the Neonatal Care Unit (NICU) and a transition to work experience for students nearing graduation from the Respiratory Care Program. Seminar presentations will address clinical topics related to the practice of Respiratory Care in the hospital. Students will work in the NICU under the supervision of faculty. Students will participate in the transition to work experience under the supervision of licensed therapists during preceptor-led clinical rotations. Students will also participate in "Selectives" clinical experiences under the supervision of preceptors. Selective clinical experiences will vary depending on student interest and community availability. Examples of selective rotations include Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Continuing (Chronic) Care, Homecare, Pediatrics, and NICU. Prerequisites: RET 203 and 213, and Permission of Department.