This course provides a review of high flow oxygen devices to include models such as Optiflow, Air-vo, and Vapotherm. In addition, this course discusses the clinical guidelines, benefits, and limitations of these devices and their comparison to traditional high flow devices and non-invasive support.
Course created on August 12, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the different approaches to providing high flow oxygen.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the indications for use across high-flow devices.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the role of Respiratory Therapists in device selection and progression of non-invasive support.
|5-10 Minutes||Review of High Flow|
|10-20 Minutes||High Flow devices|
|20-25 Minutes||High Flow Nasal Cannula|
|25-30 Minutes||Role of Humidity/how it works|
|30-40 Minutes||Types of HFNC|
|40-45 Minutes||HFNC vs NIV|
|45-50 Minutes||Guidelines for Use|
|50-55 Minutes||RT’s role in device selection|
Dr. Jessica Fino is an assistant professor of respiratory care at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. She has a Doctorate of Education for Health Professions from A.T. Still University; a Master of Arts in Healthcare Administration from Wayland Baptist University, and a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care from Midwestern State University. Her background in respiratory includes adult critical care, acute care, neonatal and pediatric care.
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
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 # 185921000
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, or Mississippi, 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.
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