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Respiratory Care

RSP 205

Respiratory Care II: Theory and Practice
7 Credits ■ Fall

Development of the theory and clinical practice in respiratory care focusing on the critical care setting . This lecture, laboratory and applied clinical practice course analyzes the different types of artificial airways, the physics of various types of mechanical ventilators, the management of the patient-ventilator circuit, ventilator trouble-shooting, and ventilator discontinuance . In the clinical experience, particular attention is given to the mechanically ventilated patient.

Prerequisite: RSP 107.
Co-requisite: RSP 241.