This laboratory course will introduce new and review critical care skills students will need for the intensive care unit. Students will learn how to set up arterial lines, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot the line, how to read hemodynamic values via a Swan Ganz catheter, conduct pulmonary function measurements, set up a 12 lead ECG and analyze rhythms, and advance chest x-ray interpretations. Students will also conduct patient simulations in the lab setting. Students must complete this course with a grade of "C" or higher.
Prerequisite: RET 1264L with a grade of "C" or higher. Corequisite: RET 1450.
Terms Typically Offered:Summer
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
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