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Understanding Mechanical Ventilation Use in Physiotherapy - Sponsored By The Cardiorespiratory Division

Understanding Mechanical Ventilation Use in Physiotherapy - Sponsored By The Cardiorespiratory Division

Understanding Mechanical Ventilation Use in Physiotherapy - Sponsored By The Cardiorespiratory Division

CA$9.99
This course includes
1:26:54 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion

Background:

This session is aimed at taking a deeper-dive into mechanical ventilation, and highlights important information for physiotherapists to be aware of. Topics covered include: How do medical teams decide on non-invasive vs invasive ventilation, other gasses used in management of ventilated patients, humidification, an update on modes of ventilation, anatomy of a ventilator screen, and assessing oxygenation on ABGs. This session has been designed as a follow-on from the course presented by Anastasia Newman in September of 2017.

Speaker:

Amy Ellis  - Amy is a physiotherapist working in acute care, and specifically critical care; this subject area has been the focus of her clinical work, teaching, and research interests, for 15 years. Amy has international experience having worked in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates prior to settling in Canada.

 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this online course participants will be able to:

  1. Understand how ventilator settings and readings impact their treatment plans.
  2. Identify signs of an acutely deteriorating patient.
  3. Understand the full spectrum of care for patients post-mechanical ventilation
The instructors
Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.

Cardiorespiratory Division

The Cardiorespiratory Division (CRD) unites physiotherapists with a special interest in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. We provide a valuable forum for our members to share information relevant to working with clients across the lifespan and in all areas of cardiorespiratory.

To facilitate knowledge sharing and encourage networking, we produce our newsletter, the Gas Exchange, three times per year and relay information on job opportunities, online resources, courses and other educational events.

Course Material included in this course
  • Understanding Mechanical Ventilation Use in Physiotherapy
  • Welcome
  • Introduction
  • Relevance to Physiotherapy
  • ET vs Tracheostomies
  • Humidification
  • Gases and Modes of Ventilation
  • Reading a Ventilator Screen
  • Assessing Ventilated Patients
  • Questions
  • Feedback
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