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R C 411 - Neonatal and Pediatric Disease Management

5 Credits

This course provides an introduction to neonatal and pediatric respiratory care and is the first in a series of 2 courses. Focus is on fetal development and transition to neontal life. This course will examine pathophysiology of neontal diseases and respiratory mangement. 

Pre-requisite(s)  RC 103 with min. 2.5
Program Admission Required Yes Admitted Program BAS - R C

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Designed to Serve Students enrolled in the RC- BAS program. 
Active Date 20190610T09:32:07

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Course Outline
1. Introduction to fetal development

2. Birth

3. Transition to neonatal life

4. Pathophysiology of neonatal diseases and malformations

5. Respiratory management of preterm and term neonates 

Student Learning Outcomes
1. Students will define fetal respiratory development stages.

2. Students will recall and  outline difficult birth procedures and respiratory management.

3. Students will identify neonatal pathophysiology of prematurity, select malformations and diseases through class examinations.

4. Students will contrast different neonatal respiratory management principles based on disease process.

5. Students will classify neonatal respiratory pharmacology management principles.

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