RSPT 140R : Respiratory Care Pharmacology I

This course is to enhance the respiratory student’s learning of basic pharmacologic terminology as related to the field of respiratory care. The course concentrates on the pharmacology used to treat the respiratory system, some drugs used in critical care and those agents associated with the cardiovascular system. Student will learn key terms pertaining to drug dosages, calculate drug doses using proportions and percentage-strength solutions. Adverse effects of these agents will be addressed.

Prerequisites

(or corequisite)

Overview

Credits

3

Lecture Hours

3