The course focuses on ventilator scalar graphics to identify the presence of physiologic abnormalities in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for severe refractory asthma. Discussion of monitoring and diagnostic techniques that aid in the ventilator management of the severe asthmatic will be introduced.
Course created on June 22, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how scalar airway pressure tracings can be used to identify the presence of Pendelluft Motion in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation for severe refractory asthma.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how the severity and heterogeneity of gas trapping can be judged by examining the scalar airway pressure tracing during an expiratory pause maneuver.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain why maximizing mechanical ventilation expiratory time during severe refractory asthma has limited efficacy in reducing pulmonary gas trapping and may worsen gas exchange.
|5-15 Minutes||A&P Review|
|15-25 Minutes||Ventilator Settings|
|25-45 Minutes||Graphics Review|
|45-55 Minutes||Volumetric Capnography|
Justin Phillips is an Adult Critical Care Respiratory Therapist for the University of California San Francisco, Department of Anesthesia at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). There, he currently serves as a bedside therapist and educator. Justin is a lecturer for the Critical Care Residency Program at ZSFG on the topics of Mechanical Ventilation Mechanics and ARDS management. Additionally, he is Adjunct Faculty for the Respiratory Care Program at Ohlone College for Health Sciences and Technology. Justin is a published researcher and has spoken nationally at a number of respiratory and critical care conferences on the subjects of strategic ventilation practices and the use of non-invasive end-tidal monitoring.
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