PAED5711 Clinical Applications of Respiratory Responses
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Non-standard teaching period Online Online
- Focusing on children and adolescents, this unit covers the clinical interpretation of tests described in PAED5710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement (formerly PAED8710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement) in relation to principles and information derived from PAED5709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses (formerly PAED8709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses). Students are required to accurately interpret lung function tests from a variety of common clinical conditions, assess test quality based on current international guidelines and suggest further tests or additional information required for equivocal tests.
- Students are able to (1) synthesise information from paediatric respiratory investigations with knowledge of relevant children's physiology; (2) interpret lung function tests and appropriately communicate findings to colleagues; (3) evaluate a respiratory laboratory/investigation according to quality standards; and (4) critically evaluate the literature on paediatric respiratory science.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) formative assessments—extended matching questions (EMQs) and modified essay questions (MEQs); (2) summative assessments—EMQs and MEQs relevant to online lecture topics; and (3) written assignments based on a series of questions relevant to the supplied readings to assist students to obtain essential knowledge from the readings and to demonstrate understanding. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit rules
- PAED5709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses (formerly PAED8709 Physiology of Respiratory Responses),
PAED5710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement (formerly PAED8710 Methods in Respiratory Measurement). Students must have computer facilities and access to the web from their location of study.
Approved quota: 12
- Contact hours
- online tuition: 55—5.5 hours per week for 10 weeks (plus reading time)
- This is one of four units in the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Respiratory Science, offered by staff of the Department of Respiratory Medicine at Princess Margaret Hospital, through the School of Paediatrics and Child Health, UWA. Contact the School on +61 8 9340 8951 or email email@example.com for further details.
West, J. Respiratory Physiology: the Essentials, 8th edn: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2008
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