2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook

RESP 2130 - Mechanical Ventilation and Airway Management


Prerequisite: RESP 1120 , RESP 1130 ;
Prerequisite/Corequisite: RESP 2120 
Provides instruction in the theory, set-up, operation, and maintenance of mechanical ventilators and equipment used to establish and maintain both adult and pediatric airways and emergency airway disorders. Topics include: ventilator operation, ventilator maintenance, emergency airway disorders, adult airway establishment and maintenance, pediatric airway establishment and maintenance, fiberoptic bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, chest tube maintenance, arterial blood gas sampling, and noninvasive positive pressure ventilation. Contact hours: Class - 0, Lab - 8. Credit hours: 4 (F)