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RESP 1193 – Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission, BIOL 2114, BIOL 2114L, MATH 1111
Pre/Co-requisite(s): RESP 1120, RESP 1130

Provides an in-depth study of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy and physiology, and the diagnostic procedures commonly used in the hospital to evaluate these systems. Emphasizes the heart-lung relationship and clinical applications of these phenomena in the cardiopulmonary system. Topics include: respiratory function; ventilatory mechanisms; gas transport; laboratory analysis; natural and chemical regulation of breathing; circulation, blood flow and pressure, and cardiac function; renal physiology and related topics.