This course presents nursing considerations for the care of children who are receiving ventilatory support in the home. It includes indications and contraindications for providing ventilatory support and appropriate nursing care practices for children requiring ventilatory support. This course also looks into the complications of using mechanical ventilation in the home and how to help prevent them.
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Kentucky Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.
Mississippi Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
North Dakota Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Florida Board of Respiratory Care (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Respiratory Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Mississippi State Department of Health Bureau of Professional Licensure Respiratory Care Practitioners (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
This program has been approved as non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063.
Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision- Respiratory Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Ventilator Support in Children
What Is Mechanical Ventilation?
Indications For Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation
Chronic Respiratory Failure
Upper Airway Diseases
Lower Airway Diseases
Section 3: Contraindications and Complications of Mechanical Ventilation
Contraindications To Non-Invasive Ventilation
Contraindications To Invasive Ventilation
Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Section 4: Nursing Care For Home Ventilator Use
Prevention Of Complications
Skin Breakdown And Pressure Injuries
Prevention Of Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
Section 5: Conclusion
Stephanie has over 17 years of clinical and teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in neonatal intensive care, general pediatrics, home health, and children with medical complexities. She earned her Master's in nursing from Chamberlain University in 2022. Her professional practice is guided by Jean Watson's philosophy that, "Caring is the essence of nursing."Disclosure: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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