Tracheostomy and ventilators can make even the most seasoned healthcare practitioners uneasy. This is an excellent course for nurses and caregivers planning to care for ventilator-dependent patients in the homecare and sub-acute setting, where ventilator troubleshooting skills is imperative.
This course is offered to medical healthcare professionals and even those who are looking forward to using this skill in their future healthcare careers. Upon completion of this course, providers will define basic terms and concepts of mechanical ventilation, describe indication of mechanical ventilation, understand the difference between oxygenation and ventilation, identify initial parameters, settings and special issues associated with ventilator setup, trouble shoot and recognize alarms, and evaluate patient response to the ventilator.
Upon completion providers will receive Certification of Completion and Continuing Educational Units approved by BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Provider. This course aims to take the mystery out of tracheostomy care. Using video demonstration and thorough review of industry best practice doctors, nurses and other healthcare practitioners will gain the knowledge and the confidence they will need to provide quality care.