RSP 422 - Advanced Critical Care Respiratory Therapy
This course provides further refinement of acute patient care and underlying pathophysiology. Topics include a continuation in the application and management of mechanical ventilation, specialty modes of mechanical ventilation, and techniques related to complex diseases. Techniques related to adjunct therapies and treatments will include the use of ECMO, nitric oxide, prone positioning and recruitment maneuvers. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in respiratory therapy concepts and procedures through written evaluations.
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite or Corequisite Courses: RSP 324 .
Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Restricted to RSP majors only.
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated.
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