1. You are asked to serve on your respiratory care
educational program advisory committee. The committee wants to know how
respiratory care education has developed and where it should be headed. You are
appointed as a member of a subcommittee to research these issues. What should
2. An RT is caring for a patient on a mechanical ventilator
that requires both electrical and pneumatic power for operation. When the RT
touches the metal housing of the ventilator, a shock is felt. How should the RT
handle the situation based on this observation?