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2018-2019 Catalog 
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RSP 161 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures

Prerequisites: RSP 111 , RSP 141  
Co-requisite: RSP 120 , RSP 151  
5 credits

This course introduces the student to the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures utilized in the hospital to manage patients with abnormalities or dysfunction of the respiratory system. Included in the course are theory and operation of such topics as aerosol therapy, respiratory pharmacology, hyper-inflation therapy, and pulmonary function studies with the use of computerized technology. Computerized charting systems are also introduced. Four hours of class including simulations, four hours of laboratory practice and eight hours of clinical experience per week. Offered spring semester only.