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Introduction to the Cough Reflex

Learn about one of the most common symptoms seen in medical practice with this Introduction to the Cough Reflex learning program (ENGLISH ONLY). A.D.A.M., ...

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Learn about one of the most common symptoms seen in medical practice with this Introduction to the Cough Reflex learning program (ENGLISH ONLY). A.D.A.M., Inc. provides fully animated, fully narrated, interactive eLearning programs relevant to health care and life sciences. This learning program is designed to introduce you to the cough reflex. It begins with an overview of the cough, followed by an explanation of cough regulators, like the cough receptors and the brain cough centers. You will then learn about the different phases of a cough and how they each engage different structures of the respiratory system. You will also learn about the different types of cough and how alterations in cough mechanics, mucus properties, or mucociliary clearance can impact cough effectiveness. Progress checks throughout the program will help reinforce key concepts. A final assessment at the end of the program will evaluate your ability to meet the learning objectives. At the end of this learning program you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of respiratory system anatomy using the appropriate language. This program will cover 19 topics and will take you approximately 25 minutes to complete. Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to: •List the purposes and types of cough •Explain the cough mechanism and how it is regulated •Explain the phases of a cough •Indicate how specified parameters •influence cough clearance •Discuss factors that influence cough efficiency Program Features: •Fully-narrated and animated learning •Evaluations throughout the program •Narration script accessible at all times •Glossary available at all times •Easy navigational tools TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1. GETTING STARTED 1.1. Disclaimer 1.2. Welcome 1.3. Navigation instructions 2. STAYING FOCUSED 2.1. Introduction 2.2. Learning objectives 3. THE COUGH REFLEX 3.1. Overview 3.2. Pop quiz 3.3. Cough Receptors 3.4. Progress Check 3.5. Brain Cough Centers 3.6. Cough Phases 3.7. Progress Check 3.8. Gas-mucus Interactions 3.9. Progress Check 3.10. Cough Types 3.11. Pop Quiz 4. COUGH INEFFICIENCY 4.1. Overview 4.2. Altered Cough Mechanics 4.3. Pop Quiz 4.4. Altered Mucus Rheology 4.5. Progress Check 4.6. Altered Mucociliary Function 5. TEST YOUR ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE 5.1. Summary 5.2. Final Assessment 6. END OF PROGRAM 7. TELL US WHAT YOU THINK 8. YOU MAY ALSO LIKE 9. GLOSSARY 10. REFERENCES About us: A.D.A.M., has been working in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. A.D.A.M. is the largest health education provider in North America, delivering truly integrated, evidence-based training in the biomedical sciences. We develop innovative health education solutions based on solid instructional design, a consistent editorial voice and best-in-class multimedia capabilities on the web or iPad. Our multimedia solutions provide a consistent source of engaging and interactive content, designed to educate and empower learners and to have a real impact on performance. Our products are widely acknowledgement for their scientific integrity and creativity, and have received numerous industry awards.


Technical specifications

Version: 1.0.3

Size: 33.46 MB


Price: $ 0.00

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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