Wk 3 – Provider Newsletter
Complete Part 2 of the newsletter (260 to 350 words) you started in Week 2 of the class.
Part 2: Respiratory System
o Identify the structure and function of the respiratory system.
o Identify the major structures found in the system.
o Define the function of this system.
o Describe major diseases that affect the respiratory system.
o Identify 1 or 2 major diseases that affect the system.
o Describe the disease(s) identified.
o Describe major laboratory and diagnostic tests that are used to assess respiratory diseases.
o Using the disease(s) identified in the previous prompt, identify the most common laboratory and diagnostic test used to access the disease(s).
o Describe the test identified.
o Describe the main health care providers for the respiratory department.
o Identify the main health care providers in this department.
o Describe the role they play (to the patient, facility, or community) and the types of patients they see (typical demographics, age, gender, etc.).