Respiratory Drug Delivery

Education resources

Welcome to the Respiratory Drug Delivery e-Learning Curriculum

The e-learning modules, white papers and discussion guides on this RDD education curriculum address a number of key areas of respiratory drug delivery such as: Physiology, Disease Awareness & Product Knowledge. Each interactive module contains knowledge checks throughout and there is one final assessment at the end of the curriculum which requires an 80% pass rate in order to achieve the learning certificate.

Who is it designed for?

Healthcare Professionals including: Physicians, Clinicians, Respiratory Therapists; Distributors, Pharmacists as well as Philips employees: Account Managers, Product & Marketing Managers, Modality Sales Specialists, Clinical Applications Specialists (CAS), Clinical Scientists, Market Trainers.

What are the benefits of this training?

This learning curriculum is a progressive clinical education program which enables the learner to develop their skills to be able to comfortably advise their customers or patients on the benefits of aerosol drug delivery.

Visit this page often to view additional basic and advanced trainings as they become available. This material is not intended to substitute or replace the Operating Manual or Instructions for Use.

Respiratory Drug Delivery e-Learning Modules

These 6 modules seek to provide a foundational learning of the science of aerosol delivery and how respiratory drug delivery can improve patient’s lives.

1. Clinical Overview

This module will provide you with an overview of the human respiratory system. You will also get to know about some of the common respiratory conditions.
Clinical Overview

2. Aerosol Therapy

In this module you will gain an overview of aerosol therapy and its benefits, as well as a basic understanding of the different medication delivery devices available.
Aerosol Therapy

3. SideStream Technology

This module will help you understand the principle of nebulization and the features and benefits of SideStream nebulizers.
SideStream Technology

4. Nebulizer and Compressor Systems

This module will provide you with information about the different types of Philips nebulizer compressor systems and their features and benefits.
Philips Nebulizer and Compressor Range

5. Spacers, Valved Holding Chambers, Masks and Peak Flow Meters

This module will provide you with an overview of the devices which can help patients to manage their condition.
Spacers Valved Holding Chambers Masks and Peak Flow Monitors

6. Threshold PEP and IMT

This module will provide you with an overview of the Threshold devices that can help with airway clearance and increasing respiratory muscle strength.
Threshold PEP and IMT

White Papers and Guides

User experience evaluation of a portable mesh nebulizer

This white paper summarizes the outcomes of a 30-day in-home user study using the InnoSpire Go portable mesh nebulizer.
Nurse helps patient with Nebulizer

Advances in nebulizer technology

This guide reviews the clinical and patient benefits of using the InnoSpire Go portable mesh nebulizer over a conventional jet nebulizer and inhaler.
Man uses Nebulizer in car

InnoSpire Go usability and human factor evaluation

This guide reviews extensive testing, including both Usability (human factors) and bench performance testing for the InnoSpire Go.
Man uses Nebulizer on couch

A Clinical Review: VHC & pMDI

This guide summarizes clinical considerations for selecting a VHC and describes how the OptiChamber Diamond VHC and the LiteTouch mask may meet clinical needs of patients.
Smiling Doctor