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AARC LIVE! Adult Acute Care Track




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
Broadcast time:
2pm Eastern
1pm Central
12pm Mountain
11am Pacific

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Approved for 2.68 CRCE Hours.





SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

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.



CHAPTERS
COVID-19: Observations from an Epicenter

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.

Objectives
Discuss challenges faced by facilities and healthcare workers during a pandemic.
Discuss scientific discoveries made during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Speaker Information

Natalie Yip, MD


COVID-19: The Science Behind Prone Positioning

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.

Objectives:
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.


Speaker Information

Brady Scott, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, FAARC, FCCP


COVID-19: The Phenotypes and What They Mean Clinically

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.

Objectives:
Describe Type L and Type H COVID-19 phenotypes.
Describe the current evidence based treatments for each phenotype.

This session is sponsored by
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Speaker Information

Neil MacIntyre, MD


COVID-19: Safe and Effective Delivery of Aerosolized Medications

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.

Objectives:
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
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Speaker Information

Arzu Ari, PhD, RRT, PT, CPFT, FAARC, FCCP


  • Member: $79.00
  • Non-Member: $99.00