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Surviving Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) From Patient to Patient Engagement

Course: #1343Level: Introductory 1 Hour 190 Reviews

The course introduces an Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) survivor perspective explaining how education and advocacy of resources positively affect patient-centered care. The course presents current ARDS and COVID-19 evidence and disease impact on managing critically ill patients.

Course created on August 19, 2021

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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 #20-859993; IACET/0.1

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the therapist’s role in education when managing critically ill patients.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define ARDS, its common causes, and post-acute sequelae of the disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the history of CoVID-19 relative to ARDs.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes ARDS Patient and Survivor Perspective
20-25 Minutes Patient Anxiety and Communication Support in the ICU
25-30 Minutes Continuity of Care: Patient and Caregiver Needs
30-35 Minutes ARDS Facts, Post-Acute Sequelae
35-45 Minutes The Voices of ARDS
45-50 Minutes Understanding ARDS, Influenza, and COVID-19
50-55 Minutes Patient Engagement, Awareness, and Education
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Eileen Rubin is the CEO, President, and co-founder of the ARDS Foundation. Eileen is also chair of the Patient Engagement Workgroup of the Discovery Research Network for the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Eileen has contributed as an author on several scientific publications and medical society position statements.

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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Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit.

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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 # 185944000

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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