(3 credits – TG) Distance Delivery
Principles of physiology, first addressed in Advanced Studies in Critical Care Nursing 5501 are applied to critical illness. Emphasis is placed on breathing, circulation, neurologic renal and body defence of the critically ill to illustrate organ dysfunction and illness experiences. Therapeutics for each of the five systems are discussed including mechanical ventilation and pharmacotherapy.
Pre or Corequisite: Advanced Studies in Critical Care Nursing 5501 or approval of department chair.