Carol M. Puder


  • Position: Program Director for Respiratory Care
  • Phone: 419.372.0671
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  • Address: 324C George Mylander Hall

Professional Biography/Profile

Carol Puder is the Program Director for the Respiratory Care program and has been at BGSU Firelands since 1995. During that time, she has taught various lecture, lab, and clinical courses in both an online and in-person format. She is currently focused on teaching pharmacology, case studies in respiratory care disease identification and management, advanced cardiac life support, research methods for the health sciences, and a course to prepare students for their credentialing exams. She believes in the meaningful integration of technology into her courses to increase student learning and communication as well as to administer learning experiences for students across a wide range of geographic locations. She incorporated a hybrid model of class instruction for the respiratory care program which will allow students to complete the program while balancing life and work needs. She received the Distinguished Part-Time Teacher Award in 2012.

Research Interests/Selected Publications

Ms. Puder's interests focus on using online learning strategies, clinical simulation, and case studies used in allied health education. She has also completed book reviews on respiratory care pharmacology. 

Courses Taught

RESP 1050 Introduction to Respiratory Care

RESP 1200 Principles of Respiratory Care I

RESP 1210 Principles of Respiratory Care II

RESP 2210 Respiratory Critical Care Procedures

RESP 2510 Respiratory Care Directed Practice

RESP 2610 Respiratory Care Directed Practice

RESP 2710 Respiratory Care Directed Practice

RESP 2810 Respiratory Care Directed Practice

RESP 3100 Pharmacology for Respiratory Care

RESP 3400 NBRC RRT Exam Review

RESP 3510 Advanced Cardiac Life Support

RESP 3600 Cases and Reviews in Respiratory Care

RESP 3700 Respiratory Care Practicum

RESP 4710 Capstone Experience and Seminar I

RESP 4720 Capstone Experience and Seminar II

AHTH 4300 Research Methods for the Health Sciences

Full Credentials

M.Ed. in Classroom Technology, Bowling Green State University; Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care, The Ohio State University

Updated: 01/19/2024 04:01PM