# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Respiratory Therapy II Task 1423769731

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe types of diagnostic testing.

Definition

Description should include
  • chest X ray
  • bedside spirometry (e.g., peak flow, pressure volume measurements)
  • CT scan
  • MRI
  • angiography
  • pulmonary function testing
  • bronchoscopy
  • arterial blood gases
  • EKG
  • capnography
  • nuclear medicine.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the pathological conditions best identified by an arterial blood gas?
  • What is the best chest X ray view for identifying pneumonia?
  • How can bedside spirometry be useful in preoperative screening?

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core

HL-DIA5

Select, demonstrate and interpret diagnostic procedures.

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