2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

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Course Description

RSP 271 Introduction to Oxygen Therapy 3 cr.

  • Offered: Fall
  • Prerequisite: Admission to Respiratory Therapy program.

Goals and administration of medical gas therapy; evaluation of its effects. Mechanisms of external respiration, oxygen transport and hypoxmia. Laws and clinical guidelines governing use. Limitations, complications and contraindications. Lab practice with equipment.

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