Mechanical Ventilation Basics

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23m
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Lecture Overview

Mechanical ventilation may be required to manage an airway or relieve the work of breathing. However, it is not without potential harm. In this lecture, Emergency Nurse and Clinical Nurse Educator Jodi Donoghue reviews the basics of mechanical ventilation, including ventilation strateges. Note: This session relies on some prior knowledge and skills, including basic life support and basic airway management. This includes using a bag valve mask, inserting a Guedel and using a nasopharyngeal airway.
Details
CPD23m of CPD
First Published25 July 2022
Updated25 July 2022
Expires
25 July 2025
Learning Tools
Topics
Emergency
Critical Care
Respiratory
Ventilation