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

RESP 1440 - Introduction to Mechanical Ventilation

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: Admission to the program.

Course Description:
Ventilatory Support introduces the student to patient-ventilator systems, patient-ventilator management, pharmacology, equipment care and airway management. Topics will also include technologies utilized with modern mechanical ventilator systems. 3 hr. Lecture/wk. 2 hr. Lab/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate mechanical ventilator management.
  2. Identify ventilator-related protocols using Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  3. Initiate and modify usage of humidification with artificial airways.