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RC 172 Respiratory Therapy Equipment III (4)

Course will provide the principles and technologies for the student to assimilate and interrelate technical and physiological criteria for treating patients on mechanical ventilation (CMV). Students learn logical thinking required to troubleshoot ventilator problems in the ICU and utilize different types of ventilators to gain confidence, proficiency, and appreciate the level of sophistication to which modern ventilators have risen.

Prerequisite: RC 171.