An Evidence-Based Approach to Mechanical Ventilation of the Patient With Hypoxemia Respiratory Failure
This course is a discussion of the evidence-based data that addresses the management of hypoxemic patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
Critical Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nephrologists, Pulmonologists, Infectious Disease Physicians, Neurologists, Gastroenterologists, Hospitalists, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and Nurse Practitioners.
- Describe the beneficial effects of high-flow nasal cannula and noninvasive ventilation (NIV) in patients with hypoxemia respiratory failure.
- Employ an evidence-based approach to lung-protective ventilation.
- Implement evidence-based strategies for ventilator support and adjunctive therapies in patients utilizing both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic techniques.
Dean Hess, Ph.D., RRT, FAARC
Editor in Chief, Respiratory Care
Assistant Director of Respiratory Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Lecturer, College of Health Professions, Northeastern University
Dean Hess, Ph.D., RRT, is a consultant for Philips Respironics and Ventec Life Support and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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