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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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RESP 1430 - *Arterial Blood Gas Analysis and Diagnostic Procedures

This course is a study of the heart, lung and renal organ systems. The respiratory system is addressed as it relates to ventilatory mechanics, gas transport and exchange, acid-base physiology, neurological and chemical control of respiration, fluid and electrolyte balance, ventilation and perfusion, pharmacology, and introduction to pulmonary function testing. Interpretation of blood gas values and their application to patient care will be presented.

Semester Availability: (Subject to Change) Spring
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Respiratory Care Program.
Corequisites: RESP 1410 , RESP 2440  
Contact Hours: 45 lecture hours/ 30 laboratory hours per semester
Vocational/Career Program Designation: *Designated primarily for vocational/career programs
This course may be accepted as transfer credit by some colleges and universities, but that decision is made by the receiving institution. This course is collegiate level work, but it has been developed with a purpose other than being a university parallel course.

Credits: (4)

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