Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-515-176 055809 Respiratory Disease
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-515-176 RESPIRATORY DISEASE ...exploration of signs, symptoms, causes, progression, and treatment of diseases or disorders of the body that affect the cardiopulmonary system. Emphasis is placed on promotion of evidence-based practice using established clinical practice guidelines and published research for its relevance to patient care. (Prerequisites: 10-515-111, Respiratory Therapy Survey; 10-806-177, General Anatomy & Physiology)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Interpret results of simple spirometry
  2. Evaluate radiologic images of the chest
  3. Analyze signs and symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment for neoplastic lung diseases/disorders
  4. Analyze signs and symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment for acute trauma
  5. Analyze signs and symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment for neuromuscular diseases/disorders
  6. Analyze signs and symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment for cardiovascular diseases/disorders
  7. Analyze signs, symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis and treatment for obstructive lung diseases
  8. Analyze signs, symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis and treatment for restrictive lung diseases
  9. Analyze signs, symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis and treatment for infectious lung diseases
  10. Analyze signs, symptoms, etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment for sleep disordered breathing