2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RESP 1193 - Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

Prerequisite: BIOL 2113 , BIOL 2113L , BIOL 2114 , BIOL 2114L , BIOL 2117 , BIOL 2117L , CHEM 1211 , CHEM 1211L , MATH 1111  or MATH 1113  
Provides an in-depth study of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy and physiology, and the diagnostic procedures commonly used in the hospital to evaluate these systems. Emphasizes the heart-lung relationship and clinical applications of these phenomena in the cardiopulmonary system. Topics include: respiratory function; ventilatory mechanisms; gas transport; laboratory analysis; natural and chemical regulation of breathing; circulation, blood flow and pressure, and cardiac function; renal physiology and related topics. (associate degree-level course) Contact hours: Class - 2, Lab - 4. Credit hours: 4 (Sp)