2019-2020 Catalog

RES 131 Respiratory Skills II

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Lec: 3.5 Lab: 1.5 Credit: 4.0

This course is a study of selected respiratory care procedures and applications. Emphasis is on chest physics therapy, suctioning, airway care and specific procedures regarding airway clearance and maintenance. Lab data, chest tubes, chest X-rays and arterial blood gasses are included. Chest tube drainage systems and chest X-ray interpretation also are included.

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