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Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

RT 207

Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

RT 207

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: RT 150 or RT 105.

Concurrent enrollment in RT 212, RT 214, RT 216, RT 226, RT 229, RT 231. Presents the cause, clinical presentation, and treatment of common cardiopulmonary diseases. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Explain the Etiology of:
  • Describe the major pathologic changes associated with
  • Describe the clinical presentation of:
  • Explain the treatment or management of:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the following for smoke inhalation and burn injuries:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Define:
  • Describe the following for a near drowning:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the following of lung cancer:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the following for postoperative atelectasis:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Define:
  • Describe the following of sleep apnea:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Distinguish between a transudate and an exudate.
  • Explain the etiology of a:
  • Describe the major pathologic changes associated with pleural effusion.
  • Describe the clinical presentation associated with pleural effusion.
  • Describe the treatment of pleural effusion.
  • Explain the classification of pneumothorax.
  • Describe the etiology of pneumothorax.
  • Describe the major pathologic changes associated with pneumothorax.
  • Describe the clinical presentation associated with pneumothorax.
  • Describe the treatment of pneumothorax.

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe various causes of airway obstruction.
  • Define:
  • Describe the etiology of:
  • List the normal levels of serum alpha1 protease inhibitor.
  • Characterize serum alpha1 protease inhibitor levels by phenotype.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of:
  • Describe the two classifications of emphysema:
  • Describe the clinical presentation of:
  • Based on clinical features, distinguish between:
  • Describe the management of:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the various etiological factors associated with pneumonia.
  • Describe the features that characterize the various etiological factors.
  • Identify the treatment for the various etiological factors.
  • Explain the pathophysiology associated with pneumonia.
  • Describe the clinical presentation associated with pneumonia.
  • Describe the management of patients with pneumonia.
  • Explain the term "atypical pneumonia."

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • For each of the following:
  • State the infectious agents associated with Guillian-Barre Syndrome.
  • Characterize and describe the clinical presentation of the following muscular or neuromuscular disease/disorders:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Identify the risk factors associated with ARDS.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of ARDS.
  • Describe the role each of the following plays in the pathophysiology of ARDS:
  • Describe the typical clinical course of ARDS.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of ARDS.
  • Explain the management of ARDS, including:
  • Identify complications associated with ARDS.

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the etiology of the following diseases:
  • Describe the pathophysiology of the following diseases:
  • Describe the clinical presentation of the following dieases:
  • Describe the management of the following diseases:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the etiology and pathophysiology of pulmonary embolism.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of pulmonary embolism with and without infarction.
  • Explain the differential diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.
  • Describe the mortality associated with pulmonary embolism.
  • Describe the management of pulmonary embolism including:

Demonstrate, through successful completion of written examination, the ability to:

Objectives:

  • Describe the etiology of ischemic heart disease.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of ischemic heart disease.
  • Describe the major risk factors of ischemic heart disease.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of ischemic heart disease.
  • Describe the treatment of ischemic heart disease.
  • Describe the etiology of heart failure.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of heart failure.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of heart failure.
  • Describe the treatment of heart failure.