Dec 10, 2023
RES 101 - Introduction to Respiratory Care
Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 3
Description: This course includes introduction topics pertinent to entering the respiratory care profession, i.e., medical terminology, ethical issues, and legal issues.
- Review of the pulmonary system and terms
- Review of the cardiac systemm and terms
- Review of the diffusin. laws and terms
- Review of the gas laws as they pertain to the respiratory system
- Review of oxygenation transport
- Review of ventilation
- Introduction to acid-base balance as it relates to ventilation
- Introoductin to the terminology and legal aspects of the AARC, NBRC, CoArC
- Introduction to factors involving patient safety
- Introduction to ethical issues as they involve the hospital environment
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
- A four function mathematical calculator
The standard mathematical procedure of rounding will be applied to arrive at a whole number percentage in the final grade calculation.
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F = 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Describe the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system.
- Apply the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system to ventilation.
- Define and identify lung volumes, capacities and flow measurements to include their normal.
- Apply the factors that involve diffusion of gases within the body.
- Describe the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system.
- Explain the factors that are involved in oxygen transport throughout the body.
- Explain the factors that involve the moveent of carbon dioxide and its role in acid-base balance.
- Explain the effects of aging, high altitude, and high pressure environments on the cardiopulmonary system.
- Define and explain the purposes f the AARC, NBRC, CoARC and patient safety.
- Summarize the ethical and legal implications of medical care
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