Respiratory Emergencies

Code: NURS8735

Course description

This course explores the specific needs of the emergency respiratory patient. It includes advanced concepts of respiratory assessment and pathophysiology and the clinical management of altered oxygenation and traumatic chest injuries, including related pharmacology and acid/base imbalance. Management of the ventilated patient and alternatives to intubation (e.g. NIPPV) will also be discussed. This course is part of the Emergency Nursing program.

Course details

Hours: 18
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Start Date: Oct. 21, 2019
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $151.50
End date: Dec. 1, 2019
Hours: 18
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

ed2go fall course registration opens August 19, 2019

Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019. Spring 2020 registration opens February 3, 2020.