Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Respiratory System Overview A. Asa Can’t Catch His Breath B. What is the Respiratory System and Related Organs? C. Airways D. Lung and Blood Vessels E. Muscles Used for Breathing F. Healthy System Flow G. Lung Exam: Observation H. Lung Exam: Auscultation I. Lung Exam: Palpation and Percussion J. Normal Lung Sounds K. Abnormal Lung Sounds L. Multiple Choice M. Summary Section 3: Lung Disease A. Types of Lung Disease B. Obstructive Lung Disease C. Asthma D. COPD E. Bronchitis F. Bronchiolitis G. Emphysema H. Cystic Fibrosis I. Bronchiectasis J. Review K. Restrictive Lung Disease L. Inflammatory Lung Disease M. Infections N. Upper Respiratory Infections O. The Common Cold P. Influenza Q. Pertussis R. Tonsillitis S. Pharyngitis T. Laryngitis U. Laryngotracheobronchitis V. Acute Epiglottitis W. Allergies X. Sinusitis Y. Lower Respiratory Z. Pneumonia AA. Tuberculosis BB. Respiratory Tumors CC. Pulmonary Vascular Disease DD. Pulmonary Embolism EE. Pulmonary Hypertension FF. Pulmonary Edema GG. Pulmonary Hemorrhage HH. Review: Asa Can’t Catch His Breath Summary A. Section 4: Complications B. Complications C. Pneumothorax D. Atelectasis E. Pleural Effusion F. Dyspnea G. Respiratory Distress and Failure H. Chest Pain and Finger Clubbing I. Review: Asa Can’t Catch His Breath J. Metastasis of Cancer K. Pulmonary Fibrosis L. Cor Pulmonale M. Review N. Summary Section 5: Clinical Interventions A. Clinical Interventions B. Obtaining the Patient’s History C. Assessment D. Medication Administration E. Patient Education F. Additional Patient Education G. Performing Diagnostic Testing H. Deep Breathing and Coughing I. Review J. Case Management K. Disease Management L. Review: Asa Can’t Catch His Breath M. Summary Section 6: Medications A. Medications B. Antibiotics C. Antivirals D. Bronchodilators E. Short-acting and Long-acting Bronchodilators F. Beta 1 Agonists and Beta 2 Agonists G. Anticholinergics H. Corticosteroids I. Combination Therapy J. Mast Cell Stabilizers K. Leukotriene Modifiers L. Mucolytics M. Antihistamines N. Epinephrine O. Chemotherapy P. Review: Asa Can’t Catch His Breath Q. Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. References
Chasity Mullins, MSN, RN has been a registered nurse for 15 years. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin with her BSN in 2001 and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing with her MSN in 2010. During her career, she has practiced acute care nursing for pediatric and adult patients, disease management, and outpatient care for chronic diseases, as well as educating the next generation of nurses. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Union University School of Nursing. Disclosure: Chasity Mullins, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.