Disciplines: Respiratory Therapy
Hours: 6 Contact Hours
Item#: VBT06

 

Adult Sub-Acute Care


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Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology, 2nd Edition

Price: $19.95 
Item # V7284  

Release Date: July 18, 2017

Expiration Date: July 18, 2020

This basic-level course provides respiratory therapists with a review of the concepts and principles of anatomy and physiology that apply to clinical practice. This course reviews the structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the respiratory system. Structure is covered beginning with a description of the thoracic cage and thoracic cavity, followed by a discussion of lung structures. A description of the airways, alveoli, and the alveolar-capillary membrane is then provided. Physiology related to the pulmonary system is then described. The process of bulk air movement and lung volumes and lung capacities are discussed. Dead space, defenses of the lung, alveolar stability and expansion, and diffusion are also presented. The course concludes with a description of O2 transport, CO2 transport, and neural control of the lungs.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 3rd edition

Price: $19.95 
Item # V7311  

Release Date: April 23, 2018

Expiration Date: April 23, 2021

Pulmonary Rehabilitation is a continuing education course designed to provide current information on COPD patients and pulmonary rehabilitation. Key topics in this course include: goals of pulmonary rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation program and setting, admission criteria, initial patient evaluation, exercise testing, 6-minute walk test, breathing techniques and chest physical therapy, psychosocial measures, nutritional interventions, collaborative self-management and patient centered, cross-continuum disease management. Pre- and post tests are provided for outcome assessment. A list of current references is available for further reading.

Asthma, As a Disease State, 2nd Edition

Price: $19.95 
Item # V7307  

Release Date: July 24, 2018

Expiration Date: July 25, 2021

This is an intermediate-level course geared toward respiratory therapists and all healthcare professionals who care for individuals with asthma. Up-to-date information regarding the definition of asthma, its pathology and interventions are provided.