RSPT 132R : Pulmonary Evaluation

This course emphasizes the clinical evaluation of the pulmonary patient. Assessments such as vital sign monitoring, chest auscultation, visual inspection, palpation, and percussion are introduced to the first year student. Simulation and role playing of various clinical situations in our lab will enhance the classroom experience. Assessment of pulmonary function tests, precise document charting, as well as performing chest physiotherapy will be taught. A history of the Respiratory Therapy Profession will also be covered.

Prerequisites

(or corequisite)

Overview

Credits

3

Lecture Hours

2