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Ventilator Pulmonary &
Tracheostomy Training

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.

Absolute advantages
of the course include:

  • 5-hour course
  • Approved by BRN and BVNPT for Healthcare Providers
  • Same day certification
  • CEs available
Seals

Course Fee

$199

Course
Benefits

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.

  • Provide initial ventilator settings for patients with acute respiratory failure
  • Adjust ventilator settings based on the results of an arterial blood gas (ABG)
  • Select the appropriate level of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) for patients with restrictive lung disease
  • Recognize and treat air trapping (dynamic hyperinflation) in patients with obstructive airway disease
  • Troubleshoot excessively high airway pressures
  • Manage the patient on mechanical ventilation who abruptly deteriorates
  • Assess a patient’s readiness for extubating

Course
Contents

  • Recognize the cause of low pressure
  • Recognize the cause of high pressure
  • Identify different alarms
  • Oxygenation and ventilation
  • Maintaining patent airway and devices
  • Basic and advance airway
  • Pulmonary Assessment

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