Oct 24, 2020  
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RCP 114 - C-P Anatomy & Physiology


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Exp. Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides a concentrated study of cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology essential to the practice of respiratory care. Emphasis is placed on cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology, acid/base balance, and blood gas interpretation. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in these concepts through written evaluation. This course includes an overview of the effects of renal failure, aging, exercise, high-altitude and high-pressure environments on the cardiopulmonary system.

Prerequisites: None. Corequisites: None.
When Offered: (F)



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