Tag Archives: CRCE

Heated Humidification & Ventilator Settings- Free CRCE for RT

Advanced Issues in Humidification– Discuss the impact of high and low ambient temperatures on heated humidification. Describe the role of inlet chamber gas temperatures on overall delivery of humidity. Discuss ventilator settings associated with significant changes in humidification. Discuss the relationship between aerosol therapy … Continue reading

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Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists- Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer in Men: Reducing the Risk– The purpose of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about lung cancer and related cancers (laryngeal and oral) that occur more frequently in men. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will … Continue reading

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Reasearch: Tips for Respiratory Therapists

Making Sense of Research– Fundamentals of research design. How to judge quality of publication. How to conduct a literature review. Evaluation of research methods, results and conclusions. 1.0 Free CRCE for Respiratory Therapists

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Emergency Response Plans- 2 Free CEUs for RT

“Plan B” beyond YO-YO 72™ (Course# 212207000)- This CEU will assist in the development and application of an emergency response plan that will extend a facilities emergency response past the traditional 72 hour limit. 2.0 Free CRCE for Respiratory Therapists

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Emergency Ventilation: Automatic Resuscitators- Free CEUs for RT

Gas Powered VORTRAN Automatic Resuscitator (VAR) for Short Term, Emergency Ventilation– Use the equipment needed to provide short term, emergency ventilation for the mechanically ventilated patients. Describe the different resuscitation methods. Describe the rationale for using an automatic resuscitator. 1.0 … Continue reading

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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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Respiratory Therapy- Implementing NPPV

COURSE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE NPPV: Across the Continuum of Care  – 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 … Continue reading

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AARC Guidleines for Suction Therapy

Review of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Suction Therapy– This course will review the Clinical Practice Guidelines from the AARC regarding Suction Therapy. Important aspects of equipment specifications will also be covered in regard to suction equipment used in the home. … Continue reading

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Clinical Alarms- 1.5 Free CRCE

Clinical Alarms and the Impact on Patient Safety– Address the issues facing clinicians regarding alarms including which parameters should be monitored, the sensitivity of the alarms as well as what we could expect from future alarm systems. 1.5 Free CRCE … Continue reading

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Managing Dyslipidemia- Free Contact Hours for Pharmacists

Current Controversies in the Management of Dyslipidemia: Separating Fact from Fiction– Describe current scientific evidence supporting professional consensus recommendations for the management of dyslipidemia. List two clinical controversies related to the use of statin-based therapy in the management of dyslipidemia. … Continue reading

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Free CRCE for Respiratory Therapists: Non-lnvasive Ventilation in the Home Setting

COURSE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE Non-invasive Ventilation in the Home– Treatment of chronic respiratory failure with non-invasive ventilation in the home has increased over the past decade. With the development of nasal ventilation, it is much easier and cost-effective for … Continue reading

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High Flow O2- Free CRCE for RT

Operating Under Pressure: Determinants and Relationships Between Circuit and Airway Pressure During HFT– Clarify the role of pressure as a mechanism of action for high flow therapy (HFT). Gain an understanding of the factors that determine pressure in a HFT … Continue reading

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Filtration of Breathing Gases- 2 Free CRCE for RT

Filtration of Breathing Gases- Filtration of contaminated breathing gases is a necessary measure in mechanical ventilation.There are two types of filters available for filtration of breathing gases: mechanical filters and electrostatic filters. Use of these filters can potentially minimize the … Continue reading

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Pediatric Tracheostomy- PMV & Impact on the Upper Airway

Pediatric Tracheostsomy and use of the Passy Muir Valve– Identify the timing and indications of pediatric tracheostomy. Review the physiological impact of tracheostomy on development and the positive impact of the Passy-Muir valve on functions of the upper airway. Present … Continue reading

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Johns Hopkins Percutaneous Trach Program

Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program and Patient Outcomes- Few hospitals have a dedicated team to manage patients undergoing tracheostomy, and few studies have explored the benefits of such a team approach. The Johns Hopkins Hospital Percutaneous Tracheostomy Program is a unique multidisciplinary … Continue reading

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Clinical Concepts: Autotitrating PAP Devices- 3 CEUs for RT & Sleep Techs

ACCREDITATION EXPIRED Monograph:Overview of the DeVilbiss Intellipap AutoAdjust- Autotitrating positive airway pressure (PAP) devices have been on the market for 15 years. DeVilbiss Healthcare, in an effort to illuminate and clarify primary clinical concepts surrounding Autotitrating PAP devices and the … Continue reading

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High Flow Oxygen Tx: Free CRCE for Respiratory Therapists

High Flow Therapy Review & Assessment- Define high flow therapy. Explain requirements for high flow therapy via nasal cannula. Reference key clinical studies and case reports. Review current clinical applications for high flow therapy. Provide examples of high flow therapy … Continue reading

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Tracheostomy Management- Free CEUs for RT & ST

Interdisciplinary Trach Team: Where Do I Start? -Identify the key roles and members of an inter-disciplinary tracheostomy management team. Discuss how an inter-disciplinary team can impact positive outcomes of the tracheostomized and/or ventilator dependent patient. List three goals of an … Continue reading

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