Learning outcomes of the course unit
Advanced skill in order to provide anatomical and physiological and clinical care in respiratory diseases and respiratory rehabilitation. Technical and professional skills in diseases tht results in respiratory failure and who require treatment with oxygen therapy and mechanical ventilators (BiPAP and CPAP).
Anatomy and Physiology of the respiratory system.
Course contents summary
Clinical and functional evaluation of respiratory function into its components: mechanical ventilation, perfusion and diffusion. Respiratory diseases characterized by ostruction, restrictive and bronchial hypersecretion: asthma, chronic bronchitis, enphysema, COPD, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis. Cli8nical and functional evaluation of the patient's cardiopulmonary and rehabilitative aspects. Tobacco smoke and related diseases. Aspects of rehabilitatione and mechanical ventilation.
Pulmonary function and mechanisms of the defence of the airways: cough and CMC, Chronic bronchitis, Emphysema, COPD, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, Spirometry, gas analisys, pulse oximetry and 6MWT (six minute walking test).
Lezioni di Pneumologia - D. Olivieri; E. Marangio, A. Chetta. UNI NOVA
Fisiopatologia Polmonare J.B. West. McGraw-Hill
Oral Lesson and slides.
Assessment methods and criteria
Conclusive Oral Examination.