Cardiopulmonary Assessment and Diagnostics

RPT 7401 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Describes patient evaluation and implementation of evidence-based respiratory care plans. Reviews and applies evidence-based practice and critical diagnostic thinking to the review of the medical record, patient interview, physical assessment, and evaluation of diagnostic studies. Reviews assessment of oxygenation, ventilation, and arterial blood gases. Discusses laboratory studies, imaging studies, and ECG monitoring and interpretation. Describes pulmonary function testing, diagnostic bronchoscopy, and other diagnostic studies. Also reviews acute- and critical-care monitoring, sleep studies, and maternal and perinatal/neonatal patient assessment.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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