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CARDIOPULMONARY CARE SCIENCE (CPCS 51.0908)

CPCS 101. Orientation to Cardiopulmonary Profession. 2-1-3. Student must be enrolled by Program Director.   History, professional ethics, professional organization, effective communication, introductory patient care techniques, and supervised clinical observation in an approved facility. Sp only. (51.0908)

CPCS 150. General Patient Care and Therapeutics. 2-2-0. Student must be enrolled by Program Director. Prerequisites: C or better in CPCS 101 and acceptance in the program. Chest physical assessment, clinical application of medical gases, aerosol/humidity therapy, CPAP/BiPAP, IPPB, incentive spirometry, and pulmonary physiotherapy.  Su only. (51.0908)

CPCS 200. Adult and Pediatric Respiratory Care. 5-3-10. Pre-requisites: C or better in CPCS 150. Introduction to adult and pediatric general patient care techniques and therapeutic applications. Includes clinical experiences in hospitals and other health care institutions. Fa only. (51.0908)

CPCS 202. Intermediate Respiratory Care Laboratory II. 1-0-3. Co-requisites: CPCS 200,  204, 214.   Introduction to various types of equipment employed in critical care units of hospitals and other health care institutions. Fa only. (51.0908)

CPCS 204. Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology. 3-2-3. Co-requisite: CPCS 200, 202 and 214. Infection control, cardiopulmonary diseases, and cardiopulmonary mechanics. Pathological processes basic to inflammation, infection, neoplasia, genetic and metabolic diseases, and selected endocrine disorders as related to cardiopulmonary care. Fa only. (51.0908)

CPCS 214. Life Support and Airway Mechanics. 3-2-3. Co-requisites: CPCS 200, 202, 204. Basic and advanced life support methods and critical care techniques of the newborn and adult patient. Fa only. (51.0908)

CPCS 222. Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology. 3-3-0. Co-requisites: CPCS 224, 226, 228, 250. Drugs, their indications, contraindications, side effects, dosage calculations, and techniques of administration. Emphasis on drugs affecting the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and renal systems. This course is also available via Internet. Basic computer knowledge is required for students enrolled in the Internet section. Sp only. (51.0908)

CPCS 224. Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Monitoring. 2-1-3. Co-requisites: CPCS 222, 226, 228, 250. Introduction to basic and advance cardiovascular diagnostic and monitoring techniques. Emphasis on electrocardiography, cardiac ultrasound, cardiovascular hemodynamics, and critical care monitoring, and cardiovascular rehabilitation. Sp only. (51.0908)

CPCS 226. Pulmonary Diagnostics. 4-3-3. Co-requisites: CPCS 222, 224, 228, 250. Introduction to basic and advanced pulmonary function testing, blood sampling and analysis, plethysmography testing, polysomnography testing, bronchoscopy testing, capnography, and radiographic assessment of chest x-ray and pulmonary rehabilitation. Sp only. (51.0908)

CPCS 228. Perinatology and Pediatrics. 3-2-3. Co-requisites: CPCS 222, 224, 226, 250. The development of the cardiopulmonary system from embryo to puberty. Cardiopulmonary dysfuntions of the newborn and infant; techniques for basic and advanced therapeutic and diagnostic procedures and patient care. A combined lecture and laboratory course. Su only. (51.0908)

CPCS 250. Cariopulmonary Practicum I. 2-0-10. Co-requisites: CPCS 222, 224, 226, 228. Clinical experience in an authorized hospital. Clinical application of intermediate and advanced techniques in critical care. Clinical application of cardiopulmonary diagnostic studies. Assessment of program product competency via self-assessment examination. Sp only. (51.0908)

CPCS 270. Comprehensive Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics. 3-2-3. Prerequisites: C or better in CPCS 222, 224, 226, 228, 250. Review of content commonly included on National credentialing examinations in respiratory care and cardiovascular technology. Evaluation and assessment of clinical performances skills and knowledge assessment examination. Su only. (51.0908)

CPCS 280. Cardiopulmonary Practicum II. 2-0-20. Co-requisite: CPCS 270. Clinical experience in authorized hospital setting. Emphasis is placed on the clinical application of cardiovascular diagnostics. Su only. (51.0908)

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