Acquire extensive knowledge of advanced techniques and skills for mechanical ventilation in the critically ill patient—including the latest advances in ventilator technology—through lectures, interactive discussion, hands-on small group workshops, and case-based exercises. This comprehensive, interactive program emphasizes practical solutions for issues related to patients with respiratory failure.
- Ventilator modes
- Ventilator-induced lung injury
- Management of obstructive and parenchymal lung disease
- Management of hypoxemia
- Patient-ventilator synchrony
- Non-invasive ventilation
Target Audience: Pulmonary and critical care fellows, physicians, intensivists, advanced practice providers, and respiratory therapists are encouraged to attend.
Video: Dr. Neil MacIntyre, a co-chair, explains the importance of both device and patient interaction – two important topics of this course.