Non-Invasive Monitoring: The Clinical Significance of Capnography and Dead Space Ventilation
Course Expiration Date: 9/30/18
If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.
If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.
Course Description: This course describes methods of measuring exhaled CO2, clinical evidence for capnography, how to differentiate recorded minute ventilation and alveolar minute ventilation and discusses the significance of Vd/Vt ratio and its value as a mortality indicator in ARDS and cardiac performance.
Instructor: Jared Blevins BSRC, RRT-ACCS
Target Audience: Nurses and Respiratory Care Practitioners and other interested healthcare providers
- Identify methods measuring exhaled CO2
- Discuss clinical evidence for capnography
- Differentiate recorded minute ventilation and alveolar minute ventilation
- Discuss the significance of Vd/Vt ratio
Length of Course: 60 minutes
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hours.
Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.
Other: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
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