Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

RTH 112 - Respiratory Physiology

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours (4 lec.)

Study of the cardiopulmonary system and associated structures. Includes the anatomy of the respiratory system, ventilation and diffusion of pulmonary gases, the circulatory system, oxygen and carbon dioxide transport, control of ventilation, and renal failure and its effects on the cardiopulmonary system.

Corequisite(s): RTH 110 , RTH 121 , RTH 121LB , RTH 156 
Information: Students must be admitted to the PCC Respiratory Care program and obtain consent of the Respiratory Care department before enrolling in this course. See a faculty advisor prior to enrollment.