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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.

Preparing Complex Medical Patients for Successful Community Integration
Presented by Diane Ulmer, OTR/L, Melissa Gulizia, BS, RRT
Course: #1328Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides respiratory therapists with insight into the important role they play in preparing patients for successful discharge back to the community. Tools and strategies to assist patients and families in sustaining successful living in the community are shared and demonstrated by a case study.

Everyday Cybersecurity Best Practices for Respiratory Therapy
Presented by Josiah Dykstra, PhD
Course: #1334Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course covers practical steps and cybersecurity best practices to help protect professionals and their patients’ protected health information. The presentation discusses how to recognize malicious emails and websites, how to select strong passwords, how to protect smartphones, and how to secure sensitive data.

High Flow Nasal Oxygen: What’s What!
Presented by Jessica Fino, EdD, RRT
Course: #1341Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides a review of high flow oxygen devices to include models such as Optiflow, Air-vo, and Vapotherm. In addition, this course discusses the clinical guidelines, benefits, and limitations of these devices and their comparison to traditional high flow devices and non-invasive support.

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.

Drug Agents for Respiratory Care
Presented by Duane Reed, EdD, RRT, RCP
Course: #1318Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of general respiratory drug agents. Classification, mechanism of action, and therapeutic effects are discussed.

What’s Anesthesia Got To Do With It?
Presented by Steven Vela, MSNA, CRNA
Course: #1312Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course focuses on the role of anesthesia and its impact on the respiratory system. The two specialties are interrelated, and the course provides an in-depth understanding of evidenced-based anesthesia guidelines and clinical decision-making for the critical care management of patients in intensive care units.

The Registered Nurse and Respiratory Therapist Alliance: Identifying and Assessing Acutely and Subtly Declining Patients
Presented by Nancy Nathenson, RRT
Course: #1313Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course focuses on the team approach in the identification and assessment of the acutely, subtly declining patient. The benefits and challenges of both acute and post-acute care response teams are discussed, including reporting accurate findings during assessment and effective communication with the medical staff.

Tobacco Management and Smoking Cessation
Presented by Jessica Fino, EdD, RRT
Course: #1304Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course provides a review of the various types of tobacco products and nicotine delivery devices. Additional topics include tobacco cessation and tobacco management strategies for the healthcare provider.

Aspiration Pneumonia: Who Gets Sick and How Can We Help?
Presented by Angela Mansolillo, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course: #1237Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Every aspiration event does not inevitably lead to aspiration pneumonia and treatment teams can have an impact on risk reduction. This course enables clinicians in identifying the clients on their caseload who are at higher risk for respiratory illness and in implementing interventions for oral hygiene, head of bed elevation, nutrition, and hydration.