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RST 214 PATIENT MANAGEMENT – CRITICAL CARE

RST 214          PATIENT MANAGEMENT -  CRITICAL CARE            (3 Credits)

This course covers in depth the clinical management of the cardio-pulmonary patient in the critical care setting, emphasizing specialized respiratory assessment, advanced ventilatory management, basic interpretation of the chest film, hemo-dynamic monitoring, ECG interpretation, and the effects of cardiopulmonary disorders on other major body systems Lecture hours: 30. Laboratory hours: 45.

Prerequisites: “C” or better in RST 125, RST 128, RST 212, RST 213, and RST 223.

Co-requisites: RST 138, RST 225, and RST 237.

Laboratory fee.