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RES 114 - Respiratory Therapy 2

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: RES 113 , RES 111 , PHY 123  
Co-requisites: RES 112 , BIO 209  

A continuation of RES 113  Respiratory Therapy 1. Emphasis is placed on special respiratory conditions and the proper care of patients with respiratory diseases. 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. Observe and assess patients’ vital signs.
  2. Obtain and analyze an arterial blood gas.
  3. Assess and identify patients’ lung sounds.
  4. Measure patients’ compliance and resistance.
Listed Topics
  1. Module I    -  Introduction to Theory II
  2. Module II   -  Physical Assessment
  3. Module III  -  Acid-Base Physiology and Blood Gas Analysis
  4. Module IV  -  Pathophysiology
  5. Module V   -  Chest Physical Therapy and Related Procedures
Reference Materials
Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care
Mosby-Yearbook, Inc., Latest Edition.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 07/13/2006

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