Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

RESP 2130 Mechanical Ventilation & Airway Management (0-8-4)

Provides instruction in the theory, set-up, operation, and maintenance of mechanical ventilators and equipment used to establish and maintain both adult and pediatric airways and emergency airway disorders. Topics include: ventilator operation, ventilator maintenance, emergency airway disorders, adult airway establishment and maintenance, pediatric airway establishment and maintenance, fiberoptic bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, chest tube maintenance, arterial blood gas sampling, and noninvasive positive pressure ventilation.

Prerequisites: RESP 1120, RESP 1130

Prerequisite/Corequisite: RESP 2120

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