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RES 116 - Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures

Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

Co-requisites: RES 115 , RES 117  

In this course, students learn to relate the diagnostic procedures used to treat the pathological condition of patients. Students learn to perform pulmonary function tests and interpret data collected from the procedures. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Identify the indications for performing pulmonary function testing.
  2. Demonstrate how to perform a pulmonary function test.
  3. Interpret the data of the pulmonary function test.
  4. Assess bedside spontaneous ventilation.
Listed Topics
  1. Module I, introduction of pulmonary diagnostic procedures
  2. Module II, pulmonary function testing methodology
  3. Module III, clinical site visit to perform spirometry
Reference Materials
Mosby’s Respiratory Care Equipment Cairo
Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Text
Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care Workbook
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 01/26/2024
Last Reviewed: 01/26/2024

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