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Determination of Neurologic Death

Course: #1498Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 157 Reviews

This intermediate course focuses on providing current guidelines on neurologic death. Discussion includes factors that impact the determination of neurologic death for infants, children and adults.

Course created on June 9, 2022

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: AARC - CRCE/1.0; CE Broker/1.0 Direct Delivery Of Respiratory Care Services, CE Broker #20-920533; IACET/0.1

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to review the current guidelines for the determination of neurologic death.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to discuss differences in the determination of neurologic death for infants and children, and adults..
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize important factors that can impact the determination of neurologic death.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain specific issues that can provide challenges when determining neurologic death.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Define and review criteria to determine neurologic death
20-35 Minutes Review differences between children and adults
35-45 Minutes Review cases of diagnostic errors
45-50 Minutes Review challenging cases
50-55 Minutes Discuss terminology and communication issues related to neurologic death
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Dr. Thomas Nakagawa is a Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Florida College of Medicine, the Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida and continues to serve as the Assistant Medical Director for Carolina Donor Services in Durham, North Carolina. He also receives author royalties from Wolters-Kluwer. Dr. Nakagawa received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial Disclosures: Dr. Nakagawa has authored several papers, book chapters and editorials as well as published pediatric donor management and dosing guidelines utilized by organ procurement organizations nationally. He is also a current Pediatric Representative on the SCCM Council.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Association for Respiratory Care

American Association for Respiratory Care

This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 187390000

CE Broker

CE Broker

Continued Respiratory Therapy is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-30700. This course is offered for 1.0 hours. If you are a licensed respiratory therapist in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you. For Florida respiratory therapists, this course is registered in the Direct Delivery of Respiratory Care Services category.

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. Continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

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