RT1104: Respiratory Physiology

Credits 4 Lab Hours 0 Lecture Hours 4 Clinical Hours 0
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This is a four-hour lecture course that provides an in-depth discussion of the structure and function of the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems. Content includes laboratory analysis and diagnostic testing of the cardiopulmonary system. This course also presents a detailed study of the physiology of human respiration and circulation. Topics include functional cardiopulmonary anatomy, ventilation, diffusion, blood flow, gas transport, acid-base states, mechanics and regulation of ventilation and basic cardiac function.


Admission to the Respiratory Therapy Program.