Aug 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

RESP 304 - Cardiopulmonary Disease

3 Hour(s) Credit
Provides a pathophysiological presentation of cardiopulmonary disease and gives the student practitioner an understanding of disorders of cardiopulmonary structure and function as related to the clinical setting. A symptom/problem-based focus along with the development of decision trees and algorithms will assist students in understanding the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary problems. This approach will provide the core of basic sciences and merge it with clinical subjects to reinforce learning through the acquisition of critical thinking skills based on broad, yet specific understanding of the clinical and pathologic aspects of cardiopulmonary dysfunction.
Three hours per week.
Prerequisites RESP 303  with C or better, or permission of instructor.