2016-2017 Catalog

RESP 1041 Current Concepts II

2.0 - 0.0 - 2.0


(2) RESP 1991 and RESP 1031 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course allows students to build upon experiences in both the clinic and the classroom setting. Using critical-thinking skills, the student will be able to recognize the clinical signs and symptoms and treatment strategies for cystic fibrosis, pulmonary edema, neoplastic lung disease, AIDS, pulmonary abscesses, and pneumonia. Principles of chest radiography will be introduced and will be referred to throughout the discussion of the pulmonary disorders.