This practicum/lab course will teach you the various characteristics of cardiac and pulmonary sounds: frequency, intensity, duration, and quality and their meanings. You will learn to describe adventitious sounds and what diagnoses they might indicate, classify valvular sounds heard with auscultation, and discuss the mechanisms and sounds heard in Aortic Stenosis and mitral regurgitation, which are commonly seen in the ICU and acute care setting and their implications.
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This course is part of the Acute and Critical Care Therapy Online Series
This practicum/lab course will teach you the various characteristics of cardiac and pulmonary sounds: frequency, intensity, duration, and quality and their meanings. You will learn to describe adventitious sounds and what diagnoses they might indicate, classify valvular sounds heard with auscultation, and discuss the mechanisms and sounds heard in Aortic Stenosis and mitral regurgitation, which are commonly seen in the ICU and acute care setting and their implications. A stethoscope is recommended for this session and we suggest that you have a friend, roommate, spouse or otherwise willing partner to practice on during the lab.
Steve Sadowsky, an ABPTS Certified Cardiovascularand Pulmonary Clinical Specialist, is also an internationally recognized author, consultant, practitioner and teacher.Mr. Sadowsky is a passionate advocate for best clinicalpractices, and brings a wealth of experience to his courseinstruction. He has practiced in adult and neonatal cardiopulmonary transplantation and critical care units atlarge major medical centers, as well as in long-termoutpatient skilled and home care settings. As an associate professor at the Northwestern University FeinbergSchool of Medicine, Steve teaches in the Department ofPhysical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum in Chicago, and isdirector of their Cardiovascular and Pulmonary ExerciseTesting Laboratory. Steve has been a member of ItemBank Review Committee with the Federation of StateBoards of Physical Therapy and has served the APTAsAmerican Board of Physical Therapy Specialties withdistinction.
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