This course is designed for respiratory therapists working in critical care understanding metabolic measurement using indirect calorimetry in mechanically ventilated patients. Objectives discuss the gold standard for measuring metabolism impacting the nutritional needs of the ventilated patient.
Course created on August 24, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the proper way to obtain a metabolic measurement using indirect calorimetry while the patient is being mechanically ventilated.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the objectives of using indirect calorimetry measurements.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the indications for the use of indirect calorimetry measurements.
|5-10 Minutes||What is Metabolic Measurement?|
|10-15 Minutes||How is Metabolic Rate Measured?|
|15-30 Minutes||Indirect Calorimetry Objectives and Methods|
|30-45 Minutes||RQ: Mechanical Ventilation and Nutrition|
|45-55 Minutes||Monitoring Patients|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
EdD RRT, RCP
Dr. Duane Reed received his Doctoral degree in Education from Walden University. He completed his Master’s degree in Adult Education from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor’s degree in Advanced Respiratory Care from Weber State University. He is the Respiratory Care Program Director at Southern Crescent Technical College. His clinical experience entails over 20+ years as a Respiratory Care Practitioner at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, working in critical care areas of surgical, cardiac, medical, and neuro intensive care units. Over the last ten years, Dr. Reed has contributed to educational publishing companies as a clinical editor and senior reviewer. Additionally, Dr. Reed owns Pulmonary Education Consultants, LLC, a company providing respiratory care educational materials and tutoring services. He has authored study cards in areas of mechanical ventilation, which are nationally published helping respiratory therapists around the country.
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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 # 185923000
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.
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