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Neonatal-Pediatric Specialist Re-credentialing Package


Do you hold the CRT-NPS or RRT-NPS credential offered by the NBRC? Do you need to renew your credential with 15 neonatal/pediatric-related CRCE? This package is for you! The AARC has compiled 15 CRCE directly related to neonatal and pediatric respiratory care to make renewing your credential as easy as possible. This package contains 11 AARC online courses that collectively provide you with 15 CRCE and a 10% discount over the individual courses!

Once the package is purchased, you will see all 11 courses listed above in your AARC University classroom.
2021

Approved for 15.00 CRCE Hours.


SEMINAR OBJECTIVES

See chapters below for specific course descriptions.


CHAPTERS

Care of the Pediatric Patient with a Congenital Heart Defect

This course is designed to assist the neonatal-pediatric healthcare provider in performing patient assessment, gathering appropriate information, and using pertinent clinical information to make clinical decisions in the treatment of infants and children with congenital heart defects.

This course is approved for 5.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Travis Vesel MD, FCCM
Christoph Hornik MD, MPH
Michael Camitta MD
Jennifer Turi MD
Jon Meliones MD, MS, FCCM
Ira Cheifetz MD, FCCM, FAARC


Childhood Asthma, Attendance, and Action Plans

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism in the United States. The respiratory therapist has a unique role in not only the diagnosis and treatment of asthma but also in helping patients and families develop good asthma self-management skills to prevent the negative impact of asthma, including school absenteeism. This presentation will discuss asthma and its impact on student absenteeism, the role of the AAP as a surveillance tool in school districts and the importance of students with asthma having an AAP on record.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

De De Gardner, DrPH, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC


Comparison of Interfaces for the Delivery of Noninvasive Respiratory Support to LBW Infants

In this presentation, the speaker will discuss the Editor’s Choice of the October 2018 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE "Comparison of interfaces of the delivery of non-invasive respiratory support to low birth weight infants". The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Shawna Strickland PhD RRT RRT-NPS RRT-ACCS AE-C FAARC


Efficacy of Nebulizers and Interfaces in Pediatric Asthma

The speaker will discuss the manuscript published in the October 2020 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE: “Clinical Efficacy of Vibrating Mesh and Jet Nebulizers with Different Interfaces in the Pediatric Asthma Patient.” The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Natalie Napolitano MPH, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC


Evaluating Endotracheal Tube Depth in Infants Weighing Less than 1 Kilogram

In this presentation, the speaker will discuss the Editor’s Choice of the March 2019 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE "Evaluating Endotracheal Tube Depth in Infants Less than One Kilogram". The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Dana Evans MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS


Initial Modified Pulmonary Index Score Predicts Hospital LOS for Asthma Subjects Admitted to PICU

The speaker will discuss the manuscript published in the September 2020 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE: “Initial Modified Pulmonary Index Score Predicts Hospital Length of Stay for Asthma Subjects Admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.” The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Dana Evans MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS


Mechanical Ventilation in Children on Venovenous ECMO

The speaker will discuss the manuscript published in the March 2020 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE: “Mechanical Ventilation in Children on Venovenous ECMO.” The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Bradley A. Kuch MHA, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC


Optimizing Lung Protection in the NICU: What Does the Future Hold?

Ventilating our tiniest patients can be difficult and there are many variables to consider as we seek to support the respiratory status of neonatal patients. This presentation will outline mechanisms of lung injury and discuss evidence-based approaches for noninvasive ventilation, surfactant delivery techniques, and lung protective strategies for conventional and high-frequency ventilation.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Rob DiBlasi, BSRT, RRT, RRT-NPS, FAARC


Physiologic Effects of Three Different Neonatal Volume-Targeted Ventilation Modes

In this presentation, the speaker will discuss the Editor’s Choice of the April 2019 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE "Physiologic Effects of Three Different Neonatal Volume-Targeted Ventilation Modes in Surfactant-Deficient Juvenile Rabbits". The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved fro 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Craig Wheeler MS, RRT, RRT-NPS


Success of a Tobacco Cessation Program for Parents at a Children's Hospital

The speaker will discuss the manuscript published in the April 2020 issue of RESPIRATORY CARE: "Success of a tobacco cessation program for parents at a children's hospital." The presentation will focus on the research design and interpretation of the results.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Denise Willis, MS, RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C


Transition of the Ventilator-Dependent Child from Hospital to Home

Advances in technology and a shift to family-centered care has resulted in an increasing number of children requiring invasive ventilation at home. Successful transition for this complex population is a collaborative process involving an interdisciplinary and coordinated plan of care. This presentation will discuss the role of the respiratory therapist within a dedicated discharge planning team, criteria for discharge of ventilator-dependent children, preparation and education of their families, and the challenges faced in providing a quality and efficient transition.

This course is approved for 1.0 CRCE.


Speaker Information

Sherry Barnhard RRT, RRT-NPS, AE-C, FAARC


Member: $122.00
Non-Member: $211.00Your price