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Quality & Evidenced-Based Respiratory Care
Egan's Ch 2
Terms in this set (13)
What professional field does the Medical Director possess?
pulmonologist or anesthesiologist
What are some of the responsibilities of the Medical Director?
-Medical supervision of RTs in the following areas: Gen medical, surgery and respiratory nursing wards, ICUs, ambulatory care and pulmonary function laboratory
-Development and approval of department clinical policies and procedures
-Medica direction for respiratory in-care service and training programs
-Education of medical and nursing staff regarding respiratory therapy
-Participation in the selection and promotion of technical staff
-Participation in preparation of dept budget
Who provides the licensing for Respiratory Therapists?
What are the two levels of credentialing of respiratory care?
-Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
-Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
Who reviews the Respiratory Care education programs at universities and colleges?
What are the four organizations that make up CoARC?
2. American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
3. American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
4. American Thoracic Society (ATS)
What are the professional attributes of an RT?
-Complete and accredited respiratory program
-Obtain professional credentials
-Participate in continuing education activities
-Adhere to the code of ethics put forth by his or her institution and/or state licensing board
-Join professional organizations
Who provides technical direction?
manager of the department
What is the department manager responsible for?
-overseeing policies and procedures & equipment used
Who regulates the medical devices and drugs used by RTs?
What are add'l credentials an RT may get?
Why were respiratory care protocols established?
to prevent the missal location of respiratory services
What are respiratory care protocols?
Guidelines for delivering appropriate treatment and services
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