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Upcoming Webinars

ICON Academy Webinars

Declaration of Death
  • Date: Apr 23, 2018 7:00 AM Eastern
  • Speaker: Maria Madden BS, RRT-ACCS

This presentation will review the American Academy Guidelines on how to declare an adult patient brain dead.Will also review the Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines on how to declare an infant and pediatric patient brain dead. Finally, will discuss the importance of the required prerequisites and clinical examination in the diagnosis of brain death.

Objectives
  1. Review the legal definition of Brain Death and review the prerequisites for the clinical evaluation
  2. Discuss the Guidelines on how to declare an adult, pediatric, and infant brain dead
  3. Review the clinical examination for brain death including the apnea test.

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

The RT Role in Helping Patients Survive Sepsis
  • Date: Apr 23, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Gail Drescher, MA, RRT, CTTS

This presentation will review basic pathology of sepsis, current surviving sepsis guidelines, and management of the severe sepsis/septic shock patient.

Objectives
  1. Describe the underlying pathophysiology related to sepsis and septic shock.
  2. Define sepsis and describe initial Surviving Sepsis guideline recommendations for management.
  3. Describe management for severe sepsis/septic shock including research related to resuscitation, early goal-directed therapy and mechanical ventilation.

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

APRV & Donor Patients
  • Date: Apr 24, 2018 7:00 AM Eastern
  • Speaker: Geof Lear, RRT, Maria Madden BS, RRT-ACCS

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) has been referred to as a “Continuous recruitment maneuver” . This presentation on the use of APRV with potential organ donors will review the advantages of the increased time/pressure profile of APRV. The use of APRV in the donor population has been associated with a higher rate of organ donation including lungs, hearts and kidneys while maintaining an equivalent rate of graft survival when compared with non-APRV lung donation.

Objectives
  1. Discuss the use of APRV in non-spontaneously breathing patients
  2. Describe the effects of APRV on perfusion to other organ systems
  3. Review steps to transition to APRV in an unstable potential organ donor

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Virtue Based Decision Making: A Guide for the Bedside Clinician (Ethics Lecture)
  • Date: Apr 24, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Charlotte Reikofski MSPH, MPA, RRT

To explore definitions of ethics and medical ethics for the bedside clinician.

Objectives
  1. Develop a common framework for medical ethics
  2. Highlight conflicts and key medical ethics cases
  3. Increase understanding of compassion, fatigue, ethics exhaustion, and define methods to preserve ethical capacity and prevent unethical action

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Can the use of APRV Reduce the Incidence of ARDS?
  • Date: Apr 25, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Gary Nieman BA, Associate Professor, SR Research Scientist

To demonstrate the mechanism and efficacy of a novel Time Controlled Adaptive Ventilation (TCAV) strategy to reduce the incidence of ARDS

Objectives
  1. Identify pathophysiology and development of ALI/ARDS
  2. Discuss the role of the mechanical breath profile in lung stabilization and prevention of ALI/ARDS
  3. Present preliminary data supporting P-APRV as a tool for preventing the development of ALI/ARDS

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Case Studies in Pediatric Emergencies
  • Date: Apr 25, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Martin Koehnlein MHA, RRT-NPS, ACCS, RPFT, CCT

Several case studies are presented for discussion using best practices of Pediatric Advanced Life Support and pre-hospital medicine to access and treat from a respiratory care practitioner perspective.

Objectives
  1. Given several case scenarios the participant will understand SAMPLE history and its importance.
  2. Given several situations the Respiratory Care Practitioner will be able to use aspects of differential diagnosis to make more efficient interventions.
  3. Given several case scenarios the Respiratory Care Practitioner will better understand contributions form a respiratory perspective to the care team.

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Time Controlled PEEP: A Product of TCAV
  • Date: Apr 26, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Joshua Satalin

I will review the currently accepted mechanisms that lead to ventilator induced lung injury. I will relate these mechanisms to the work performed in our lab over the last decade. I will share current research coming from the lab on the role that time plays in APRV and how it may offer new knowledge into stabilizing the lung.

Objectives
  1. Better understand the role APRV has in preventing Alveolar instability and volutrauma
  2. Distinguish the difference between a time controlled PEEP and conventionally set PEEP
  3. Recognize the difference between auto-PEEP and time controlled PEEP

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Ventilator Graphics I
  • Date: Apr 26, 2018 3:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Geof Lear, RRT

In this presentation we will be discussing the time scaler waveforms of the basic control types seen in mechanical ventilation. The lecture will also demonstrate how the basic control type waveforms will be displayed in various modes of ventilation. Evaluate control type of ventilation based on scalar graphics.

Objectives
  1. Evaluate control type of ventilation based on scalar graphics
  2. Recognize basic ventilator time scaler graphics
  3. Recognize how basic patient interaction with the ventilator will be displayed in waveform graphics

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Open Forum - Thought Provoking Questions about APRV
  • Date: Apr 27, 2018 7:00 AM Eastern
  • Speaker: Geof Lear, RRT, Maria Madden BS, RRT-ACCS

To provide an open forum discussion of common questions clinicians have about APRV. Review of recent literature and how to transition to APRV to assist to answer questions.

Objectives
  1. Open discussion on common questions
  2. Review latest literature on APRV
  3. Review transiting to APRV

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

Ventilator Graphics II
  • Date: Apr 27, 2018 12:00 PM Eastern
  • Speaker: Geof Lear, RRT

In this presentation we will explore basic end tidal CO2 graphics, loops in mechanical ventilation and examine the newer more automated systems for monitoring pulmonary mechanics currently available on the latest generation of mechanical ventilators.

Objectives
  1. Discuss the various automated systems for monitoring pulmonary mechanics available on newer generation mechanical ventilators
  2. Explain the values and limitations of the pressure-volume loop
  3. Recognize the basic parts of the end tidal CO2 waveform

Contact Hours: 1

FREE for members.

AARC, ANCC, CaBon

*ICON reserves the right to change speakers or cancel presentations as needed.

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