602: Cardio-Pulmonary Pharmacology (A)


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify and discuss the categories of medications used to treat cardio-pulmonary disorders.
  2. Identify complications and side effects of some of at least three of the most common respiratory medications.
  3. Identify and explain the functions of the various types of equipment utilized for delivery of medications in respiratory care.
  4. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of aerosolized medications, and explain the principles associated with humidification.
  5. Discuss at least one of the clinical practice guidelines for choosing and using equipment to deliver medications.

(155 pages)

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