- Offered: Fall
- Prerequisites: Admission to Respiratory Therapy program.
- Bulletin Year: 2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin
Functional and cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology; mechanics of ventilation and cardiac output. Musculoskeletal and nervous systems of the lungs and thorax, myocardial mechanics and total body fluid volume. Concepts of ventilation/perfusion ratio and regional changes, deadspace and shunting.