141-HSB-05, Basic Instrumentation
This course is designed to provide the student with a strong technological base required in the administration of medical gases, aerosol and humidity. This course will focus on key physical principles specific to equipment used in Respiratory Care and Anaesthesia. The students will build their knowledge on an understanding of concepts as they apply to gas laws, physical properties of gases, pressure regulating and flowmetering devices, gas analysers, aerosol and humidity generators and patient monitors. Students will be introduced to ventilators, and throughout the course safe and proper use of all related equipment will be emphasized. Statement Of Competence: Apply functional concepts related to instrumentation.