Course Description

RES 231T  Respiratory Critical Care   4 cr.  
Offered spring. Prereq., RES 120T, 129T, 131T, 133T, 150T. Continuation of RES 131T. Physiology, indication, contraindications, and application of mechanical ventilation. Emphasis on patient assessment, monitoring,, stabilization and weaning during assisted pressure breathing. Analysis of the various modes of ventilation, including optimizing the patient-ventilator interface in the adult through various advanced airway techniques. Rhythm strip interpretation in preparation for ACLS..