Adult Critical Care Series: Pulmonary Dysfunction

This course addresses the fascinating pathophysiology behind adult respiratory distress syndrome and the complexity of its treatment.

New modes of ventilator therapy and treatment strategies are outlined for the critical care nurse, which includes sedation guidelines and strategies to prevent ventilator associated pneumonia.

Pulmonary hypertension and neuromuscular disease are also included in the course content.

The following are links to pdf copies of the content presented in Adult Critical Care Series: Pulmonary Dysfunction. To view the material presented, click on "Click to view" next to the session material you would like to see.

NOTE: Each registered participant will receive email notification of access privileges to course material. Access privileges will remain available for 3 months following the event date.

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Pulmonary Dysfunction Materials Links



Lung Protective Ventilation pdf

by Joseph Levitt, MD

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ECMO for the Treatment of ARDS pdf

by Paul Shuttleworth, Perfusionist

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Neuromuscular Blockade, Sedation and Sedation Vacations pdf

by Darren Batara, RN, MS

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Strategies for Preventing Aspiration after Extubation pdf

by Jennifer Kizner, Med, CCC/SLP, BRS-S

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Overview of Lung Transplantation: Today’s Indication and Outcome pdf

By Laura Starr RN, MSN, NP

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Neuromuscular Diseases and Pulmonary Dysfunction pdf

by Steve Ruoss, MD

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