This interactive, narrated, self-paced online course focuses on respiratory equipment, techniques and therapies commonly used for medically complex patients with an emphasis on the home care environment.
3.0 contact hours will be awarded to online class participants.
Objectives: Upon completion of the presentation, the participant will be able to
An optional, in-classroom lab for hands-on time is available for participants to practice suction machine setup and proper suction technique, practice resuscitation bag use, assemble an airway humidification system, safely use and change an oxygen tank, and practice setup and use of in-home oximetry .
The optional lab takes place at Pediatric Home Service in Roseville, Minnesota. NOTE: This is not a skills competency. Each employer is responsible for ensuring their staff’s competence.
Course authors: Bruce Estrem, RRT-NPS, LRT; Bri Schimelfenig, BS, RRT-NPS, LRT; Jean Stumpf, BSN, CRNI