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Patient Care/Fundamentals

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ICV 110 Patient Care/Fundamentals 2 2 0 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2005

This course introduces specialized patient care and management, physiological monitoring, general procedure considerations and underlying fundamentals needed to perform a cardiovascular or vascular procedure. Emphasis is placed on patient preparation and communication, pressure measurements, ECG, specialized cardiac monitoring, intravenous therapy, sterile technique, infection control, legal issues, and isolation procedures. Upon completion, students should understand and demonstrate patient care management, use and function of physiological monitoring devices, and sterile technique in regards to infection control.

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