RSPT 211R : Critical Care Respiratory Therapy

This course will prepare the students to work in the ICU. This course covers material on how mechanical ventilators work, physiology of ventilatory support, initiating and adjusting invasive and non-invasive ventilation, hemodynamic monitoring of the patient in the ICU, and weaning and discontinuing ventilatory support from the patient.

Prerequisites

(or corequisite)

Overview

Credits

3

Lecture Hours

2