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Volumetric Capnography- Free Contact Hour for RT

Respiratory Monitoring: Principles and Application of Volumetric Capnography- Understand the limitations of current noninvasive monitoring with respect to assessment of ventilation status. Describe the difference between ETCO2 and PaCO2. Explain the relationship between VCO2 and PaCO2. Outline the clinical application … Continue reading

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Capnography- 1 CEU for RT

COURSE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE Capnography: Principles and Clinical Application- Describe the advantages of mainstream vs. sidestream CO2 technology. Discuss normal and abnormal ventilation/perfusion relationships. Identify and discuss the phases of a normal capnogram. Discuss the ETCO2/PaCO2 gradient and its … Continue reading

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Safer PCA Therapy- 1.5 CRCE for Respiratory Therapists

Safer PCA therapy:  Patient safety benefits of continuous respiratory rate and end-tidal monitoring- Identify the value of continuous monitoring of PCA patients. Compare and contrast pulse oximetry and capnography for their value in respiratory monitoring. Review the elements of education, … Continue reading

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