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Academy Archive

View the archived version of webinars. Select presentations are available for continuing education credit and will be indicated at the start of the presentation.

APRV Applications

03/13/2018 12:00 PM       This is the second part of a two part series on airway pressure release ventilation (APRV). This lecture will delve into the specifics of setting up the parameters used in P or personalized APRV.

APRV Concepts

02/13/2018 12:00 PM       Airway Pressure Release Ventilation or APRV, while being available for almost 30 years is still often referred to as a “New” mode of ventilation. This lecture will familiarize the participants with the concepts behind the application of one form of APRV referred to as H-APRV. H- APRV has been developed by Dr. Nader Habashi at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center.

Basic Waveform Graphics

02/01/2018 12:00 PM       Although graphic displays have been available on mechanical ventilators for thirty years a deficit in clinician knowledge remains. This lecture will describe the basic terminology and visual ques to recognize control types and basic patient – ventilator dis-synchronism as seen in scalar graphics.