2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


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.