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RESP 335 - Patient Care and Emergency Skills


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

Corequisite: RESP 326  and RESP 328  and RESP 329  
Restriction: Respiratory Care majors or by Program Director permission
Description: Introduces the history of respiratory care, the health care team and a variety of procedures. Explores the use of respiratory related medicines. Special emphasis is directed toward medical record extraction, documentation, interpretation and analysis. Techniques of equipment processing, infection prevention and control will be discussed. Analyzes patient vital signs, hemodynamic assessments, ventilator preparation, respiratory care emergency management, artificial airways and airway adjuncts. Examines ethical comportment, advanced directives, and organ recovery.



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