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

RESP 2445 - Advanced Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation

Credit hours: 4

Prerequisites: Successful advancement from the previous semester.

Course Description:
Advanced Concepts of Mechanical Ventilation will introduce the student to patient-ventilator systems, patient-ventilator management, equipment care and airway management. Topics will also include technologies utilized with modern mechanical ventilator systems. 3 hr. Lecture/wk. 3 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.