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RES 117 - Pulmonary and Related Pathology

Credits: 4
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: RES 112 , RES 114 , BIO 209  
Co-requisites: RES 115 , RES 116  

The study of the nature and cause of disease and conditions that caused the disease. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the clinical signs and symptoms of disease and any changes in normal laboratory values. 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. Recognize the difference between an obstructive and restrictive patient.
  2. Outline the clinical signs and symptoms of each respiratory therapy disease process.
  3. Apply the standards of A.C.L.S. to a patient.
  4. Observe and assess a patient with pediatric pulmonary disease.
Listed Topics
  1. Module I     -  A.C.L.S.
  2. Module II    -  Obstructive Disease
  3. Module III   -  Restrictive Disease
  4. Module IV   -  Pediatric Pulmonary Disease
  5. Module V    -  Tuberculosis
  6. Module VI   -  Fungal Infections
  7. Module VII  -  HIV
Reference Materials
Respiratory Disease
F.A. Davis Company, Latest Edition
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 07/13/2006

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