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Marijo Miller Ratcliffe
NURS 516
Seattle Campus

Pediatric Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology: Clinical Applications

Examines evidenced-based approach to pediatric pulmonary conditions. Includes lung structure and function from infancy through adolescence with detailed analysis of the components parts of the pulmonary system, i.e., neurological control, upper and lower airways, parenchyma, and chest wall.

Class description

Clinical applications of the normal respiratory system growth and development from brief review of embryological lung development through childhood. Great foundation for in depth understanding of normal respiratory illnesses in infancy and childhood, which is covered in NURS 517.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

seminar format

Recommended preparation

pediatric and/or infant experience

Class assignments and grading

weekly readings, one presentation, one take home final.

participation, presentation and final.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Marijo Miller Ratcliffe
Date: 11/29/2006