This course focuses on understanding the humidification principles and the safe transport of complex pulmonary patients, including patients on ventilators, with advanced airways and tracheostomies. The course provides evidence-based considerations for best practice patient management before, during and after transport.
Course created on July 26, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the consequences of inadequate humidification of the lungs.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the appropriate humidification strategies and supplies necessary for safe transport of the ventilator, advanced airway, and tracheostomy patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain prevention strategies to avoid secondary complications which can occur during transport of the ventilator, advanced airway, and tracheostomy patient.
|5-15 Minutes||Humidification principles & Role of the upper airway|
|15-30 Minutes||AARC humidification guidelines, consequences of under and over humidification & Types of humidification|
|30-40 Minutes||Humidification device management and research|
|40-50 Minutes||Patient Transport: Secondary complications, risks, and strategies for prevention|
|50-55 Minutes||Who has a role in safe patient transport? What respiratory therapists can do|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Nancy is a respiratory therapist with 35 plus years of experience from ICU to Rehabilitation to Community, providing education and training in disease prevention, respiratory programs, and personal wellness. She has worked as a liaison and consultant with EMS and Medical Transport for nearly 20 years providing education and training and competencies on ventilator and tracheostomy management and safe patient transport. A pioneer and leader in population health management, her teaching strategies are evidence-based, interdisciplinary, and address clinical health outcomes holistically and with a health equity lens. Nancy currently serves as a Community Asthma and COPD Expert for the Allergy and Asthma Network.
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 # 187768000
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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