Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

RCP-470 Cardiac Monitoring (1.5)

Surveys the theory and application of specialized diagnostic procedures, equipment and monitoring techniques in cardiac medicine. Includes ECG and monitoring leads, basic interpretation and dysrhythmia recognition, thermodilution cardiac output and oxymetrix-mixed venous oxygen measurements, pulmonary artery catheters, hemodynamics and clinical application. Credits: 1.5, Hours: (1.5/0/0/0), Prereq: BIO-161, RCP-300; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B