Title
Category
Credits
Event date
Cost
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • BCIPE Risk Management
$0.00
This training will focus on COPD best practices, noninvasive ventilation (NIV) use for COPD patients, and interprofessional training for clinicians treating COPD patients. The NIV training will cover patient selection, monitoring, and weaning to reduce NIV failure and improve patient outcomes. Interprofessional training will provide skills to create and strengthen teamwork when treating COPD patients. Case studies will reinforce the best practices for COPD, proper delivery of NIV, and provide a practice of interprofessional teamwork skills.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
$0.00
This training will focus on triage, treatment, and discharge when caring for a hospitalized patient with COVID-19. This presentation will NOT address the care of the patient with COVID-19 that requires ICU support with Mechanical Ventilation and/or ECMO.Dr. Benjamin J. Freda,  DO and Dr. Lauren Westafer DO, MPH, MS were both involved in Baystate Health's response to COVID-19. They worked on the clinical guidelines, protocols, and review of the literature. Dr. Freda is a hospitalist, and Dr. Westafer is an ER doctor. 
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
The goal of this presentation is to reduce adverse events and increase patient safety while using noninvasive ventilation through the use of an algorithm designed for patients with a COPD exacerbation and through the use of teamwork.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This presentation will focus on describing the classification of the severity of COPD exacerbation, the pathophysiology of exacerbation and risk factors, and the main pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This presentation will focus on describing the evidence behind using steroids, antibiotics, and noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This presentation will focus on understanding patient perception of noninvasive ventilation (behind the mask) based on interviews with patients and prior literature. It will also outline possible strategies to improve tolerance with noninvasive ventilation.
$0.00
Click the Register tab to enroll in a course.During a pandemic response, healthcare workers are at risk for emotional distress which is a function of the unique challenges of the role (not the individuals in the role!).Coping with Grief and Bereavement during COVID-19
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
$0.00
This training will focus on the nursing care for patients being treated with noninvasive respiratory support strategies including continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or non-invasive ventilation for patients with acute respiratory failure.   
$0.00
This training will focus on educational materials and patient resources. With a theme of inspiring hope and empowerment, we want to make sure that we empower patients to self-manage and that they have hope and a positive outlook on their condition.This training will be primarily conducted by Kristen Szymonik a trained respiratory therapist, and will focus on the educational materials on the COPD Foundation website.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
$0.00
This training will be conducted by. Dr. Karin Johnson.Dr. Karin Johnson is the Director of Baystate Sleep Medicine Regional Sleep Program, Associate Professor at UMMS-Baystate and Sleep Section Chair of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Inpatient Guideline Task Force.

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