RC 145 Cardiopulmonary Critical Care I* (5 Hours)
The student will develop knowledge and skills in the area of hospital critical care. Topics will include respiratory failure, airway management, mechanical ventilation and hemodynamic monitoring. Emphasis will be placed on the concepts and techniques related to mechanical ventilation, ventilator modes, the physiological effects of mechanical ventilation, adjustment of ventilator parameters, nonconventional ventilation techniques and troubleshooting. 3 hrs. lecture and 2.5 hrs. lab/wk.
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