Noninvasive Management of Chronic Respiratory Failure for People With Neuromuscular Disease, Spinal Cord Injury, Obesity Hypoventilation, and Critical Care Neuromyopathy

Miami, FL US
October 27, 2016

Acute ventilator failure (AVF) is a common medical emergency reflecting an ever‐increasing burden of respiratory disease in clinical practice. This conference will address considerations for treatment, such as a multidisciplinary approach focusing on optimal oxygen therapy, medical management of the underlying cause, treating any precipitant factors and utilization of assisted ventilation.

Target Audience

Pulmonologists, Intensive Care Physicians, Critical Care Physicians, Neurologists, Palliative Care Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe inspiratory and expiratory muscle aids.
  • Analyze extubation/decannulation approaches for neuromuscular disease patients in chronic ventilatory failure.
  • Assess survival and quality-of-life advantages for noninvasive vs. invasive respiratory management of people with chronic neuromuscular ventilatory failure.

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Additional information

6:00 p.m. ♦ Lecture

8:00 p.m. ♦ Adjourn

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/27/2016 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/27/2016 - 8:00pm EDT
South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73 St
Classroom E & F
Miami, FL 33143
United States

John R. Bach, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Medical Director, Center for Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation
University Hospital
Newark, New Jersey

John R. Bach, M.D. has indicated that he does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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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Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 2.00 Nurse Practitioners
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