After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss the alterations in gas delivery required to minimize the level of each identified asynchrony.
2. Discuss the impact of asynchrony on patient outcome.
3. Discuss the types of asynchrony seen with various approached to mechanical ventilation.
Robert Kacmarek, PhD, RRT
Professor of Anesthesiology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Respiratory Care
Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Kacmarek is an consultant for Orange Medical, Medtronic and receives Book Royalties from Elservier Publisher and McGraw Hill.
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
- 1.00 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063