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Direct patient care took center spotlight as RTs worldwide worked to endure this pandemic. This AARC LIVE! Adult Acute Care track discusses lessons learned and tools to apply in managing your COVID-19 care.
Broadcast date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Approved for 2.68 CRCE Hours.
1. Provide attendees with live continuing education hours specific to the fields of Education, Leadership & Management, Adult Acute Care, and COVID-19.
2. Deliver section-specific content for Education, Leadership & Management, and Adult Acute Care as it relates to the treatment, adaptation and scientific discoveries of COVID-19.
New York City (NYC) was the epicenter of the American COVID-19 pandemic. Health care workers faced unprecedented challenges as their facilities were overwhelmed with critically ill patients. Join this session to hear the firsthand experiences of a NYC-based critical care physician during the crisis. The presenter will discuss observations, lessons learned, and the rapid evolution of data that occurred during this extraordinary time.
Discuss challenges faced by facilities and healthcare workers during a pandemic.
Discuss scientific discoveries made during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Natalie Yip, MD
Placing patients with ARDS in the prone position improves oxygenation and mortality. It also appears to be an effective way to treat patient in hypoxemic respiratory failure from COVID-19. This lecture will describe the physiologic rationale and general management of patients placed in the prone position.
Discuss the rationale and current literature support for prone positioning in hypoxemic respiratory failure.
Describe methods to manage a patient in the prone position to treat hypoxemic respiratory failure.
Brady Scott, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC, FCCP
Two primary phenotypes of COVID-19 have been described: Type L and Type H. These models generalize lung characteristics that influence the respiratory treatment for individual patients. This lecture will describe these distinct patterns and current evidence regarding how each should be managed clinically.
Describe Type L and Type H COVID-19 phenotypes.
Describe the current evidence based treatments for each phenotype.
This session is sponsored by
Neil MacIntyre, MD
During the COVID-19 pandemic there has been concern regarding staff exposure from delivering aerosolized medications to patients with the disease. This lecture will cover practical strategies to safely deliver aerosolized medications to patients with COVID-19 with mild, moderate, and severe disease.
Describe fugitive emissions.
Differentiate bioaerosols from medical aerosols
Provide practical strategies for safe and effective delivery of aerosolized medications to mild-, moderate-, and severe patients with COVID-19
Explain infection control and prevention for aerosol therapy in the era of COVID-19.
This session is sponsored by
Arzu Ari, PhD, RRT, PT, CPFT, FAARC, FCCP
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