Course Catalog - Virtual Continuing Medical Education

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Course: Philips Hospital Respiratory Care

Module: How to Improve NIV Success

Module Description:
Audience: Respiratory Therapists
This lecture describes different pathologies typically associated with noninvasive ventilation. Dr. Nava explains the difference between Hypercapnic ARF and Hypoxemia ARF and how they should be treated with noninvasive ventilation. You must receive a score of 90% or better on the post test to receive your certificate.

Learning Objectives
1. Understanding how to choose the right mask for the patient.
2. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of various masks.
3. Understanding the breakdown of the literature regarding masks and NIV.
4. Understanding the strategy behind mask rotation and skin breakdown.
5. Understanding what parameters should be monitored during NIV.
6. Understanding the importance of training in NIV.

Author: Dr. Stephano Nava
Stefano Nava Chief of the Respiratory and Critical Care Unit Ospedale SantÓrsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy Fondazione Salvatore Maugeri of Pavia. Specialist in Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine.

Author: Philips Respiratory Care
About the author: Philips Hospital Respiratory Care Medical Education Department offers a variety of ways for you to enrich your clinical experience and meet the growing demand for continuing education. We offer a variety of educational opportunities, from workshops to self-directed learning tools and online continuing education. We can help you better understand new applications for emerging technology or gain insight into "Best Practice" applications to improve your clinical expertise in the changing world of monitoring, treating and ventilating the respiratory impaired patient. Please contact your Philips Hospital Respiratory Care Account Manager or Clinical Specialist for more information.

Sponsor and/or Accreditation: Philips Healthcare (Not Accredited)
Credits: 0.00
Price: $0.00
Module Expiration Date:
12/17/2019: 12:00 AM(Eastern Time)
Study Days Available:
6 months