2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 26, 2023  
2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RCMS 536 - Critical Care Lab (3)


Students will gain hands-on experience with respiratory care equipment used in the critical care setting. Students select, assemble, and check equipment for proper function, operation and cleanliness. Equipment malfunctions and actions to correct malfunctions will also be covered. Equipment will include specialized oxygen-delivery devices (high flow), critical care and specialized mechanical ventilators, advanced monitoring and therapy devices. Special procedures associated with the care of patients receiving mechanical ventilation and arterial monitoring and sampling will also be discussed. Advanced life support will be covered and practiced with simulated critical-care patient scenarios. Prereq: RCMS 520  and RCMS 526 . Offered: Spring.



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