Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

RESP 1193 Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology (6-1-7)

Provides an in-depth study of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy and physiology, and the diagnostic procedures commonly used in the hospital to evaluate these systems. Emphasizes the heart-lung relationship and clinical applications of these phenomena in the cardiopulmonary system. Topics include: respiratory function; ventilatory mechanisms; gas transport; laboratory analysis; natural and chemical regulation of breathing; circulation, blood flow and pressure, and cardiac function; renal physiology and related topics.

Prerequisites: BIOL 2114, BIOL 2114L, MATH 1111

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