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Auscultation of Breath Sounds: Normal Breath Sounds (Basic Clinical Skills - Not for CE Credit) (w/Video)

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Course Introduction This program presents stethoscope use for lung auscultation, the physiology of normal breath sounds, selected landmarks used for auscultation, and the basic procedures for an pulmonary auscultation assessment. Method of Participation To complete this course, you must do the following: - View the program "Auscultation of Breath Sounds: Normal Breath Sounds" - Read the Overview and Learning Objectives - Study the Terminology - Study the Content - Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Identify the components of a stethoscope - Describe the anatomy of the respiratory system - Differentiate tracheal breath sounds, bronchial breath sounds, bronchovesicular breath sounds and vesicular breath sounds - Identify anterior and posterior landmarks for breath sounds Complete Overview Information For complete overview information, click here . CLOSE Course Introduction This program presents stethoscope use for lung auscultation, the physiology of normal breath sounds, selected landmarks used for auscultation, and the basic procedures for an pulmonary auscultation assessment. Method of Participation To complete this course, you must do the following: - View the program "Auscultation of Breath Sounds: Normal Breath Sounds" - Read the Overview and Learning Objectives - Study the Terminology - Study the Content - Complete the Post Test with a passing score of 80% or more Overview Auscultation of the lungs is one of the most valuable clinical techniques for assessment of a client's pulmonary status. Listening to the sounds that are produced by breathing can reveal important and often diagnostic information about many health conditions related to respiratory function. The material is organized around the following categories: - Introduction - The Stethoscope - The Airways and Normal Breath Sounds - Anterior Chest Landmarks - Posterior Landmarks - The Basics of Auscultation Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Identify the components of a stethoscope - Describe the anatomy of the respiratory system - Differentiate tracheal breath sounds, bronchial breath sounds, bronchovesicular breath sounds and vesicular breath sounds - Identify anterior and posterior landmarks for breath sounds Disclaimer As in all educational activities, we encourage the practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account the patient's unique clinical situation. Medcom disclaims any liability and/or loss resulting from the information contained in this activity. The learner specifically agrees to indemnify and hold Medcom, the creators, producers, and distributors of this activity harmless against any and all claims or liabilities arising out of the use of any information provided in this activity by the learner, or by anyone directly or indirectly obtaining such information through the learner.

Course Code: VIDBCSM264A-T
Course Link: http://lms.esionline.us/course/view.php?id=144