May 20, 2024  
2013-2014 College Catalog 
    
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RPT 221 - Pathology for the RCP

3 Hrs.
Prerequisite: RPT 210 , RPT 211 , RPT 212   RPT 213 , RPT 214  and RPT 256 
Corequisite: PSY 200 , RPT 220 , RPT 222 , RPT 223  and RPT 234 .
This course is a survey of commonly encountered diseases and disorders which may affect the function of the cardiopulmonary system, and the clinical manifestations and treatment rationales as related to respiratory care practice.  Practical laboratory is required and course emphasis is placed upon the application of sound diagnostic techniques in the gathering of data in support of diagnosis of specific disease entities as well as progression of pathological changes in cardiopulmonary function.  Upon completion, the student should be able to demonstrate the ability to gather appropriate information from various sources in support of diagnosis of specific cardiopulmonary disease as well as an adequate understanding of cardiopulmonary pathology.



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