Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

RCP-370 Respiratory Pathology I (2)

Provides an introduction to the study of disease with an emphasis on terminology and basic disease processes. Examines common infectious diseases, acute and chronic respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular disorders. Concentrates on etiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms. Provides an overview of respiratory care for the surgical patient, as well as specific management of traumatic chest injury and head trauma. Credits: 2, Hours: (2/0/0/0), Prereq: BIO-186, RCP-300; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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