Nov 29, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

RESP 2300 - Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: Successful advancement from the previous semester.

Course Description:
Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory Care introduces the student to the fetal and neonatal cardiopulmonary systems. Common neonatal and pediatric cardiopulmonary disorders including, the anatomic alterations of the lungs, etiology, clinical manifestations, and physiologic measurement and monitoring devices will be presented. 3 hr. Lecture/wk.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the physiologic processes that occur after delivery of the newborn to transition to adult circulation.
  2. Identify the anatomic alterations of the lungs of various respiratory disorders affecting neonatal and pediatric populations.
  3. Demonstrate effective management of common neonatal- and pediatric-related cardiopulmonary disorders.