Marijo Miller Ratcliffe
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.
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
pediatric and/or infant experience
Class assignments and grading
weekly readings, one presentation, one take home final.
participation, presentation and final.