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RESP 329 - Respiratory Care Equipment


Class Hours: 4
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 4

Corequisite: RESP 326 , RESP 328 , RESP 335  
Restriction: Respiratory Care majors, or by Program Director permission
Description: Introduces respiratory therapy equipment and related procedures. Focuses on the study of medical gas properties, safety systems and pressure-flow relationships. Emphasizes oxygen delivery systems and the rationale for their use. Introduces the principles, techniques and theory of mechanical ventilation. Provides theory of hyperinflation therapies and medication delivery systems. Explores gas laws and mathematics for respiratory care related to the therapeutic delivery of various medical gases and oxygen. Provides problem-solving for equipment difficulties through clinical scenarios.



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