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Course description: 

In the past decade, the use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation as an alternative to intubation and conventional ventilation has become a standard of care. Noninvasive ventilation helps reduce the need for endotracheal intubations, decreases complication rates, and improves patient outcomes. This continuing education program, explores the current trends and the clinical criteria for noninvasive ventilation in acute and chronic respiratory failure. This program is approved for 1 CE by the AARC; accreditation refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply AARC approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Course is free

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Course objectives: 

  • List at least four clinical advantages of NPPV
  • Identify inclusion and exclusion criteria for appropriate patient selection
  • List four keys to a successful NPPV program
  • Describe the steps for implementing NPPV
  • Discuss how to identify a successful NPPV trial.
Course details

Delivery method: 

  • eLearning

Language: 

  • English

Course author(s): 

Philips Respiratory Care

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