LIVRO Pathophysiology: The Respiratory System (English Edition) PDF NetCE



As health care becomes more complex, it is essential that the theoretical concepts of the basis of illness (pathophysiology) be well understood. The purpose of this course is to reinforce the scientific rationales for the interventions nurses perform and the decisions nurses make as patients move through the ever-changing struggle with their respiratory illness. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:1. Identify the key structures and functional inter-relationships in the respiratory system.2. Describe the components and functions of pulmonary circulation.3. Discuss the pathophysiologic and environmental influences and effects on the respiratory system.4. Outline the role of subjective data in completing a full nursing assessment of the respiratory system.5. Describe objective data compiled during a nursing assessment of the respiratory system.6. Identify diagnostic tests used in the identification and classification of respiratory diseases.7. Outline the nursing diagnoses, planning, and management of conditions related to respiratory dysfunction.8. Discuss clinical manifestations of infectious diseases of the upper respiratory system.9. Review signs and symptoms of upper respiratory neoplasms and related nursing actions.10. Describe the common causes, appearances, and treatment of traumatic disorders of the upper respiratory disorders.11. Analyze the presentation and nursing management of occupational lung diseases.12. Evaluate pathologic causes and manifestations of disorders of the lower respiratory tract.13. Discuss the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of traumatic respiratory disorders.14. Outline the concepts and information the nurse should provide for the patient during the health teaching and discharge planning process after respiratory surgery.15. Describe key concepts related to caring for patients who receive thoracic surgery.This 15-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.