Mechanical Ventilation Course

Mechanical ventilation is often necessary in cases of hypoxic or hypercapneic respiratory failure, shock, coma, or cardiac arrest.  The mechanical ventilation course covers the various modes of mechanical ventilation, how to write initial ventilator orders, ventilator troubleshooting, ventilator complications, indications for lung-protective ventilation, options for ventilator analgesia and sedation, prognostic indicators in prolonged mechanical ventilation, and criteria for extubation.  

Our mechanical ventilation training is a component of our live Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures CME course which teaches clinicians how to perform the 20 most essential procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards.

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Mechanical Ventilation Course

Mechanical Ventilation Course

Mechanical Ventilation Course

Ventilator Course trains students in:

 

  • Indications for mechanical ventilation
  • Complications of mechanical ventilation
  • The various modes of mechanical ventilation
  • How to choose the initial ventilator settings
  • How to adjust ventilator setting to improve oxygenation
  • How to adjust ventilator settings to change ventilation
  • Ventilator troubleshooting
  • Ventilator weaning
  • Criteria for extubation
  • Ventilator sedation and analgesia

Mechanical Ventilation Blogs

Ultrasound-guided Tube Thoracostomy Improves Optimal Insertion Site Selection

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

The optimal insertion site for tube thoracostomy is at the mid-axillary line in the triangle of safety. Ultrasound-guided localization of this site performed better than palpation

Does chest tube location or size matter for tube thoracostomy in trauma patients?

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

When a chest tube was inserted in a pleural space, secondary interventions were not necessary. Also, there is no significant difference between using a small or large chest tube in the setting of chest trauma.

Mechanical Ventilation Reference Card

Mechanical Ventilation Reference Card

Mechanical Ventilation Reference Card

Mechanical Ventilation Reference Card

Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures CME Courses Available

Register HERE 21 days before the course to SAVE $50-150 and get the following:

  1. 12 month online access to Online CME course, procedure video bundle, instructional posters
  2. Indefinite online access to PDFs of all course lectures, course handouts, and HPC Adult Critical Care and Emergency Drug Reference Drug