AHSC 371 - Pulmonary Diagnostics

Outlines and discusses both normal and abnormal lung volumes and capacities, mechanics of ventilation, inspiratory and expiratory flows, and diffusion of the lung. Additionally, specialty diagnostic techniques such as x-rays, bronchoscopy, ventilation/perfusion scans, and exercise testing are overviewed. Prerequisite: AHSC 355. Open only to respiratory therapy students.

College: Sciences and Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: AHSC 355
Co-requisite: none