Dec 06, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

RESP 1412 - Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: Admission to the program

Course Description:
Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology is a study of the structure and function of the respiratory system, heart and circulatory system, and renal system and how these systems interact. The respiratory system study will include ventilation and oxygen transport. Topics will also include arterial blood gas sampling techniques and interpretation which will be used in patient management decisions.  4 hrs. Lecture/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1.  Explain the structure and function of the pulmonary system, including ventilation and oxygen transport.
  2. Explain the structure and function of the heart and circulatory system and renal system.
  3. Explain arterial blood gas sample collection techniques, hazards and interpretation of results.