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Cardiology II
CARDIOLOGY II
CLASS CODE: PARA 287 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Pathophysiology, assessment including 12 lead ECG evaluation and management of cardiac and respiratory emergencies. Includes etiology, signs and symptoms of compromise, clinical implications, treatment protocols, pharmacological & electrical interventions and termination of resuscitation, MEGA-CODE practice and patient assessment and management.
DESCRIPTION: Pathophysiology, assessment including 12 lead ECG evaluation and management of cardiac and respiratory emergencies. Includes etiology, signs and symptoms of compromise, clinical implications, treatment protocols, pharmacological & electrical interventions and termination of resuscitation, MEGA-CODE practice and patient assessment and management.
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OBJECTIVES: To provide training and understanding that will prepare the student to be able to perform cardiac 12-lead assessment on cardiac patients.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Para 280. Permission only.
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001