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What We’ve Learned So Far: Identification, Management and Impact of COVID-19 in Chronic Lung Disease
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Course: #1407Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides the steps in the identification of COVID-19 infection vs. chronic lung disease exacerbations, including the evolvement of management strategies for improving oxygenation and ventilator support for COVID-19 patients. The Biopsychosocial impact of this virus on the elderly and those with chronic lung disease is discussed.

Professional Organizations Within Respiratory Care: What You Need to Know
Presented by Jessica Fino, EdD, RRT
Course: #1405Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides a review of the professional organizations within respiratory care to include The National Board for Respiratory Care, American Association for Respiratory Care, Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care, and the role of state organizations and state licensure. In addition, this course discusses membership guidelines, benefits, and your role as a respiratory therapist.

Ethics in Crisis
Presented by Katie O'Shea, PT, DPT, MBA, GCS, CDP, Charles C. Bratton, JD, L.L.M. II
Course: #1356Level: Introductory2 Hours
This 2-hour course provides a case-based approach of the RIPS model to identify ethical considerations as directly related to clinical practice. Clinical application to assist in the decision-making process in ethically challenging scenarios regarding palliative and end-of-life care is discussed.

What’s Swallowing Got to Do With it? Respiration and Swallowing in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course: #1330Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) present with considerable disease burdens that impact clinical outcomes and quality of life. This course examines the mechanisms of swallow dysfunction in patients with COPD and OSA and explores the impact of aspiration on lung health, disease exacerbation, and respiratory function.

What’s Swallowing Got to Do With It? Respiration and Swallowing in Patients with COVID-19
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course: #1329Level: Intermediate1 Hour
COVID-19 is a highly contagious virus that results in a number of respiratory, otolaryngological, and neurological symptoms, including dysphagia. This course explores the mechanisms of swallow dysfunction in patients with COVID-19 and provides critical information for clinicians providing assessment and treatment to these vulnerable patients.

Beyond Cultural Competency: Addressing Health Disparities Through Awareness, Sensitivity and Communication
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Course: #1357Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
The purpose of this program is to introduce the concept and skill set of cultural competency for the healthcare provider, including specific examples on how culture can influence health and how personal reflection and communication strategies can reduce discrimination and health disparities in diverse patient populations.

Cystic Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Overview
Presented by Prigi Varghese, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Course: #1335Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Cystic Fibrosis is a complex diagnosis that affects multi-organ systems and requires management and care from a multidisciplinary team. This webinar addresses pathophysiology, diagnosis, management of pulmonary and non-pulmonary symptoms. Current and emerging cystic fibrosis therapies are discussed.

Pediatric Asthma Management
Presented by Kat Johnson, DrPH, MS, MA, CCC-SLP, CAS, CPH, CPCRT, IN, LM
Course: #1345Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Pediatric asthma diagnosis is on the rise, and patient families are looking for information about boosting their health to rely less on expensive conventional medicine. This course provides respiratory therapists with a general overview of pediatric asthma and tools of motivational interviewing counseling to enhance the overall quality of life in pediatric patients in both acute and post-acute care settings.

An Introduction to Health Equity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) People
Presented by Alex Keuroghlian, MD, MPH, Mason Dunn, JD
Course: #1326Level: Introductory2 Hours
Learn about LGBTQIA+ health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high-quality care to LGBTQIA+ people at health centers and other health care organizations. Learn about inclusive and effective communication with LGBTQIA+ patients.

The Importance of Respiratory Therapists in Post Acute Care
Presented by Vrati Doshi, MSc, RRT
Course: #1153Level: Introductory1 Hour
The webinar focuses on identifying and overcoming barriers for high acuity respiratory patients transitioning home or to a skilled nursing facility from the hospital, and a respiratory therapist’s impact on their care. The course reviews guidelines for implementing a successful long-term transitional care program specialized in disease management, medication and equipment education. Outcome measures to increase compliance, reduce readmission rates, and improve patient quality of life is discussed.