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Free CE for RT- Zika Virus: The Pandemic Threat

Zika: The Pandemic Threat– Zika, a mosquitoborne viral infection, is the most recent of four arboviruses (arthropodborne viral diseases) that have spread to the Western Hemisphere in the last 20 years. It follows the dengue virus, which became re-established in … Continue reading

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Free CE for RT- Excercise-Induced Asthma

Exercise-Induced Asthma: Treatment and Management– Exercise-induced asthma (EIA), also known as exercise induced bronchoconstriction, is a disorder in which respiratory distress is associated with histamine release. The disorder is often triggered by some form of aerobic exercise and may last anywhere … Continue reading

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2.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapy: Preventing VAP- New CDC Recommendations

CDC Recommendations on Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP)– Mechanical ventilation is required in up to 50% of all critically ill patients during their hospital course. Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is not uncommon and is known to be associated with increased morbidity, mortality and length … Continue reading

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Free CEU for Respitatory Therapists- Limits & Benefits of Ambulatory O2

Ambulatory Oxygen Choices for Your Patients– Among the choices for ambulatory oxygen, there are benefits and limitations to each system available. We will look at those issues to make informed choices for your patients. 1.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists  … Continue reading

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Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists- Pediatric Tracheostomy

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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Free Respiratory CEUs- Adherence to Prescribed Inhaled Therapies

Adherence to Chronic Inhaled Therapies– Discuss the impact of nonadherence on health outcomes, including pulmonary exacerbations and lung function. Describe the challenges of accurately assessing for medication nonadherence. Identify risk factors for nonadherence and strategies for supporting patients to improve … Continue reading

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NIV: Different Pathologies, Different Approaches- Free CEUs for RT

NO LONGER OFFERED FOR FREE How do I set my ventilator for NIV? Different Pathologies, Different Approaches– Understand the “Golden Four” associate with noninvasive ventilation. Discuss hypercapnic acute respiratory failure and the studies supporting treatment with noninvasive ventilation. Discuss hypoxemic … Continue reading

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How To Improve NIV Success- Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists

How to Improve NIV Success– This lecture describes different pathologies typically associated with noninvasive ventilation. Dr. Nava explains the difference between Hypercapnic ARF and Hypoxemia ARF and how they should be treated with noninvasive ventilation. Understanding how to choose the right … Continue reading

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Bloodborne Pathogens- Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists

Evaluating the Risks of Bloodborne Pathogens -Percutaneous injuries continue to be a major concern in the healthcare environment where employees are exposed to bloodborne pathogens (BBPs). Needlestick injuries (NSIs) resulting in exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials pose a … Continue reading

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Free RT CEUs- Ventilator Synchrony & PAV

Advanced Patient Synchrony and Proportional Assist Ventilation – The cost of providing care to critically ill patients in the US consumes roughly 1% of the gross national product. Contributing to this economic burden are patients admitted to the ICU requiring mechanical … Continue reading

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2 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists- Bioethics

Bioethics in Healthcare– Describe the legal and medical terminology used in bioethics. List organizations that are concerned with ethical standards in healthcare. Describe the history and evolution of bioethics. 2.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists

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Infection Prevention for Respiratory Therapists- Free CME

Prevention of Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infections (CLA_BSIs) associated with arterial Catheters– Discuss the recent literature comparing infection rates with arterial and central venous catheters. Describe the CDC recommendations on arterial catheters with special emphasis on catheter-related infection. Discuss the consequences for … Continue reading

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Developing Communication Skills in Nonverbal Children- Free ASHA CEUs

Intervention Programming for Nonverbal Children– The course provides intervention-programming suggestions for developing functional communication skills in children who are nonverbal. Understanding prerequisite communication behaviors, laying pragmatic foundations, and using strategies for developing core vocabulary will be discussed. While this course focuses … Continue reading

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Free CE for RT: Bronchiolitis in Children

Bronchiolitis in Children: An Evidence-Based Approach– Respiratory symptoms are a primary reason parents seek healthcare for their children. A common causative agent of respiratory illness in infants and toddlers is respiratory syncytial virus. RSV is the most common cause of … Continue reading

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Preventing the Spread of MDROs- Free Respiratory CME

Strategies to Prevent and Control Multidrug-Resistant Organisms– Discuss the emergence and spread of MRSA, VRE, and KPCs. Describe the challenges of management of multidrug-resistant organisms in the healthcare setting. Assess the process for implementatiion of CDC/HICPAC recommendations to prevent transmission … Continue reading

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2 Free CEUs for RT: Post-Op Pulmonary Complications

Postoperative Pulmonary Complications– Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) are a common outcome of cardiothoracic surgery. When allowed to progress, PPCs can result in serious sequelae, such as respiratory failure, pulmonary embolism, acute lung injury, or acute respiratory distress syndrome. The prevention … 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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O2 Toxicity in the Preterm Infant- 2 Free CRCE for RTs

Monitoring Oxygen Toxicity in the Preterm Infant: Mechanisms, Critical Questions and Clinical Challenges– Discuss appropriate strategies to minimize oxygen free radical injury to the developing eyes, brain, lung, and gastrointestinal tract. Describe the effects of oxygen toxicity on the developing … Continue reading

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