Practical algorithm for noninvasive ventilation use in patients with COPD – Teamwork as a Recipe for Success

The goal of this activity 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.

Target Audience

Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and Physicians 

Learning Objectives

1. Understand how to initiate properly and use noninvasive ventilation in patients with COPD exacerbation

2. Identify strategies to reduce adverse events and increase patient safety while using noninvasive ventilation

3. Develop an understanding of the teamwork principles and how they apply to noninvasive ventilation treatment

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.50 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Contact Hours
Course opens: 
02/17/2021
Course expires: 
02/17/2022
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Dr. Mary Jo Farmer, MD, Ph.D.
Pulmonologist and works in Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Pulmonary Critical Care, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonology, Sleep Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate
Baystate Medical Center
Disclosures: None

Dean Hess, RRT, FAARC, FCCM
Served as the Assistant Director of respiratory care, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Currently, part-time lecturer in the Master of Science in Respiratory Care Leadership at Northeastern University.
Northeastern University
Disclosures: Ventec Life Support (Consultant), Daedalus (Mng. Ed.), UpToDate (Royalty), McGraw-Hill (Royalty), Jones and Barlett (Royalty)

Helen Scoville, RRT, MSM
Respiratory Therapist
Baystate Medical Center
Disclosures: None

Christine Callahan, RN, MSc
Performance Improvement Coordinator for Critical Care, Neurosciences, Rapid Response, Respiratory Therapy & Wound/Ostomy Services. She has held positions as an Assistant Professor of Nursing and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Baystate Medical Center
Disclosures: None

Ashely M. Hughes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Biomedical and Health Information Science
College of Applied Health Science
University of Illinois at Chicago
Disclosures: None

Dr. Mihaela Stefan, MD, Ph.D.
Hospitalist
Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Director of the Perioperative Care Program
Director Quality Assessment
Division of Healthcare Quality
Co-director of the Scholarly Activity in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Baystate Medical Center
Baystate Medical Center
Disclosures: None

 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity and all disclosures will be listed at the beginning of each presenter's sessions.

Dean Hess, RRT Disclosures: Ventec Life Support (Consultant), Daedalus (Mng. Ed.), UpToDate (Royalty), McGraw-Hill (Royalty), Jones and Barlett (Royalty).

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.50 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 ANCC Contact Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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