Ventilation Management: Beyond the Basics [20190320]

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Max Contact Hours Awarded: 4.0
Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded: 0

Program Description

Ever wonder what is next beyond ventilator basics? This class will refresh your knowledge of basic ventilator management, then move on to more advanced concepts. You will learn about: Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation modes with common clinical indications for using these modes; Indications and benefits of invasive modes of ventilation, including pressure control, volume control, and spontaneous ventilation modes. ABG interpretation as well as waveform capnography will be examined and demystified. The class concludes with hands-on time with lungs to see the changes of PEEP, aggressive bagging, and other ventilatory maneuvers. 

March 20, 2019
9:00 am –  1:30 pm

Location:  EvergreenHealth Opens in new window or tab, Kirkland, WA

Who Should Attend?

Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, students and other health sciences professionals desiring to understand the mechanics of ventilation management.

Program Outline

  • Anatomy, Physiology & Nursing Assessment of the Pulmonary System
  • Noninvasive Ventilation Modes (BiPAP & CPAP)
  • Clinical Scenarios of Invasive Ventilation Modes
  • ABG Interpretation, Waveform Capnography
  • Clinical Scenarios, Case Studies and Hands-on Instruction


Speaker:  Karen Charlton, BSN, RN

If you are an employer who needs to register more than one employee for this program, please fill out our group registration form.

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Registration includes: Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.

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