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RES 111 - Pathophysiology


Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 3 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 2

Description: This course is a study of the general principles and analyses of normal and diseased states.

Course Topics:
  • Introduction to Physical Assessment
  • Oxygenation and ventilation failure
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - COPD
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome - ARDS
  • Chest trauma
  • Sleep disorder breathing
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis - TB

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • A four function mathematical calculator

Grading System:
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:
  1. Apply the procedures associated with the bedside assessment of the patient to include the patient interview, physical exam, evaluation of oxygenation status, interpretation of pulmonary functions, the electrocardiogram, radiographs and special procedures.
  2. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of oxygenation and ventilation failure.
  3. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of asthma.
  4. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to include rehabilitation.
  5. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
  6. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of chest trauma.
  7. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of pneumonia.
  8. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of sleep disorder breathing.
  9. Summarize the pathophysiology, clinical features and treatments of tuberculosis.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
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  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024