Respiratory Physiology

Course Prefix: 
PSIO
Course Number: 
450
Semester: 
Spring

This course will introduce students to the structure and function of the respiratory system, including lung structure and development, physiology of the pulmonary airways, lung fluid balance, pulmonary circulation, pulmonary mechanics, gas exchange, regulation of breathing, respiration in the neonate and cardiopulmonary interactions. Each topic will be addressed from the molecular to the systems level of organization, and respiratory system disease will be used as a framework for understanding basic physiology.

D2L Course: 
No