Pulmonary Nursing

Code: NURS8460

Course description

Pulmonary physiology and physiologic changes that occur in pathological states are studied, including respiratory failure, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, shock lung, pulmonary edema, and pulmonary embolus. The management of patients with acute respiratory failure, acute lung disease, and chronic pulmonary disease as well as the physiologic effects of ventilator therapy on the major body systems are emphasized in this critical care nursing course. Assessment of the patient with respiratory disease is reviewed, with emphasis on physiologic monitoring, measurement and assessment of the thorax and the lungs, and related systemic changes.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Apr. 8, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $347.88
 
End date: Jul. 14, 2019
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.