Course Description

RSP 375 Mechanical Ventilation I
3 cr.
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite: Successful completion of RSP 271 through 277, and RSP 374.

Concepts of mechanical ventilation, early efforts and why they worked. Physiologic capabilties, indications, limitations of mechanical ventilators and factors affecting, shaping and controlling mechanical breaths. Classification of mechanical ventilators and making adjustments for desired effects.