This course focuses on the disease states treated medically in conjunction with one or more modalities of respiratory therapy. Topics include acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome, life threatening asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, pleural effusion, pneumothorax, indications for ventilator support in adults, modes of invasive and non-invasive ventilator support and post-operative management of patients undergoing lung resection.
Terms Typically Offered: Spring
Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes
for the term.
The courses in this catalog are identified by prefixes and numbers that were assigned by Florida's Statewide
Course Numbering System, a system used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and 32 non-public
institutions. Seminole State controls the description, credit and content of its own courses.