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Respiratory Nursing

Course description:  This course will provide an in-depth overview of the  physiology and pathophysiology related to the nursing care and management of an individual during the acute phase of pulmonary disorders.  

Expert Guest Speakers include a Physician, Respiratory Therapist and Physiotherapist

Course Topics:

  • Anatomy & Physiology Review and Pulmonary Blood Supply
  • Oxygen & Gas Transport
  • Respiratory Nervous System and Respiratory Assessment
  • Tracheostomy and Airway Management
  • Chest Trauma, Pneumothorax, Pleural Effusion, Chest Tubes
  • CHF and Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolus,  Thoracic Surgeries
  • Asthma, COPD, Bronchitis Pneumonia B
  • Acid Base Balance and Blood Gas Interpretation
  • Chest Physio,  Respiratory Pharmacology/Device Techniques
  • CXR Interpretation and Respiratory Diagnostics

Course Length: 36hrs

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