NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGENSG 201RESPIRATORY DIAGNOSTIC TESTS AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONSCLINICAL ASSIGNMENT Purpose:1.To enhance your understanding of various diagnostic procedures performed withpatients with altered respiratory states.2.To describe the nurses role in the delivery of care pertinent to a variety of procedures. Diagnostic Procedures: 1.Bronchoscopy2.Lung Scans (Ventilation/perfusion)3.Thoracentesis4.Pulmonary Function Tests5.Pulmonary Angiography
Pulse Oximetry7.Chest CAT Scan and X-ray Therapeutic Interventions:
Pulmonary Hygiene (Postural Drainage with cupping and vibration, pursed lipbreathing, and incentive spirometer)2.Metered dose inhaler with and without spacer Assignment: 1.Each student will be assigned a topic from the above list to present in a postconference. Plan on an approximately 5 – 8 minute demonstration/presentation.2.State the purpose of the procedure and the potential diagnosis.3.Explain/demonstrate how the test or intervention is performed (do not read theprepared report).4.Utilize pictures, literature, equipment, etc. to enhance the presentation.