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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.

HEARTBEATS: Ventilation Considerations for Pediatric CHD

06/11/2024 12:00 PM       Description of the most common forms of CHD pathology and historical treatment vs treatment today. Description of typical postoperative expectation for blood gasses and strategies for ventilation. If operative case isn't typical, what should our Sp02 be and how should we treat?

Decibel Dilemmas: Navigating Hospital Noise Challenges

05/17/2024 01:00 PM       This presentation discusses the ill effects of noise in the hospital environment and mitigation strategies that can be employed

APRV Case Studies #2

05/16/2024 03:00 PM       Provide participants with a review of the clinical application of APRV using the TCAV method and how adjustments can affect outcomes.

Congenital Cardiac Defects

05/16/2024 12:00 PM       This presentation aims to provide a brief overview of a few types of cardiac defects. At the end of each defect overview there, is a small section with information that RTs specifically should be aware of relating to each defect. This is an overview of a wide selection of congenital defects and also reviews common surgical corrections and treatments provided in pediatric cardiac critical care units.


05/14/2024 08:00 AM       This program will review the mechanism of actions for both the HFOV and the HFJV which are primarily used in the neonatal/pediatric population. The attendees will gain knowledge on the core differences between these ventilators and when to future recommend with their patients.

Neonatal/Pediatric ECMO Program Development

05/09/2024 12:00 PM       This will be a discussion about the consideration, processes, and initiation of a neonatal/pediatric ECMO program.

Kangaroo-a-Thon: Mastering Skin-to-Skin Care & Tracking Insights

04/23/2024 12:00 PM       We will delve into the profound benefits of skin-to-skin care (aka kangaroo care), the indispensable role of a multidisciplinary approach, and the crucial importance of "counting what counts" for both parents and clinical professionals to implement this evidence-based practice.

The Past, Present, and Future of Respiratory Care

02/27/2024 12:00 PM       In the past 30 years, respiratory care has changed due to evidence-based medicine and the advancement of technology

APRV-TCAV Case Studies

02/13/2024 12:00 PM       Provide participants with a review of the clinical application of APRV using the TCAV method and how adjustments can affect outcomes

Hot Topics in Mechanical Ventilation and Critical Care

01/30/2024 12:00 PM       Artificial ventilation was first mentioned in the Bible. Artificial ventilation's popularity has waxed and waned throughout recorded history. Since the mid-20th century mechanical ventilation has been steadily evolving. This lecture will discuss the latest topics and issues being discussed in the literature as we move through the second decade of the 21st century.