RET 1485  Cardiopulmonary Physiology credits: 3

This is a course covering all aspects of normal cardiopulmonary physiology, and the effects of related systems. Topics include respiratory anatomy, mechanics of breathing, arterial blood gases, pulmonary ventilation/perfusion relationships , gas transport mechanisms of blood, neurologic control of ventilation, cardiac and renal function, and respiratory adjustments in health and disease.

Prerequisite: RET 1024 with a minimum grade of C