Therapeutics and Pathology

RESP 103

Is the second professional course in the program where changes in ventilation, diffusion of gases and oxygenation related to various respiratory pathologies are investigated. Students are introduced to the therapeutic management of ventilation, diffusion and oxygenation impairment including advanced bronchial hygiene techniques, recognizing changes in acid/base balance, noninvasive ventilation and high flow oxygen therapy. Ethical principles and their application to therapeutic patient management are discussed. Course offered once a year (spring).

  • Prerequisite(s) : RESP 102
  • Corequisite(s) : RESP 104 Lab Fee: $60.00
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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