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Cardiorespiratory Diagnostics (RESP 171)

  • College: College of Health Professions
  • Department: Clinical Lab-Resp Care-Hlth Ad
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • This course has a lecture with 3 hours.

This course will use diagnostic and monitoring principles to provide the student with the basic concepts that assess and evaluate a patient's overall cardiopulmonary status consistent with the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) entry level examination content outline. Topics will include the theory and clinical applications of a variety of special procedures including, lung function testing, bronchoscopy, capnography, cardiac monitoring, exercise testing, imaging studies, sleep studies, overnight oximetry, blood gas analysis, and laboratory tests.Prerequisites: RESP 100, RESP 119, RESP 125, RESP 145 and RESP 146. Typically Offered Spring only.


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