RCP-107 - Respiratory Care 33 credits
This course is a study in clinical assessment in respiratory care. Topics to be covered are fundamentals of respiratory assessment, interpretation of blood gases, clinical application of the chest radiograph, clinical laboratory studies, advanced assessment techniques, assessment of sleep and breathing and special procedures. Equipment and current trends in these areas will be examined. The didactic portion consists primarily of lectures and the clinical hours provide application of principles learned in the classroom.
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