This course is an overview of invasive and noninvasive cardiopulmonary monitoring, emphasizing theory of operation and techniques. Topics include physiologic principles of hemodynamic monitoring, pulmonary artery catheter use, respiratory gas monitoring, noninvasive and minimally-invasive hemodynamic monitoring, clinical applications of hemodynamic and respiratory gas monitoring, work of breathing determinations, and respiratory muscle strength. Prerequisites: ALH 602 and ALH 621. Offered: every fall, online only.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016