Continuing Education for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists 

This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. 

This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032

These articles are accredited for 2.0 CRCEs. Please click on the buttons below to open and read the article. After you have finished, please go to our testing page at www.saxetesting.com/crce/ and take the post-test. Once you have successfully taken the post-test, you may print out your certificate immediately.

Essential Practices 1

Humidification During Mechanical Ventilation: Current Trends and Controversies

By Tim Op’t Holt, EdD, R.R.T., AE-C, FAARC

 

Roundtable: Selecting the Optimal Humidity for your Patients Moderator

Neil MacIntyre MD, FAARC 

 

Critical Decisions 2

Monitoring FRC in Ventilated Patients

Alexander Adams RRT, MPH, FAARC

 

Panel Discussion:
The Utility of Functional Residual Capacity

Moderator:    John Marini, MD

 

Essential Practices 3

Trends in Noninvasive Respiratory Support: Continuum of Care High Flow Oxygen Delivery

By Jonathan Waugh PhD, RRT, RPFT

 

Noninvasive Ventilation

By Tim Op’t Holt EdD, RRT, AE-C, FAARC and William Pruitt, MBA, RRT, CPFT, AE-C 

 

Essential Practices 5

Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

By Teresa A. Volsko, MHHS, RRT, FAARC

 

Putting VAP Guidelines into Practice: Roundtable Discussion

Moderator: Dean Hess PhD, RRT, FAARC

 

Essential Practices 6

Asthma Diagnosis, Treatment and Management

By Tim Myers BS, RRT-NPS and Tim Op’t Holt EdD, RRT, FAARC

 

Roundtable Discussion: How do you manage your asthma patients?

Moderator: Tim Myers, BS, RRT-NPS

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Essential Practices 8

Non-invasive Respiratory Support in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

By Kathleen Deakins, RRT NPS

 

Panel Discussion: Non-invasive Respiratory Support in NICU

Moderator: Jen-Tien Wung MD, FCCM

 

Essential Practices 9

Pathogens Associated with the Intensive Care Unit Environment – Considerations for the Respiratory Therapist

By John Davies, MA RRT FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia and the Role of the Respiratory Therapist

Moderator: Harvey E. Marshall, MD

 

Essential Practices 10

Humidification During Non-Invasive Ventilation

By Richard Branson, MS, RRT, FAARC

 

Panel Discussion: Humidification in Non-invasive Ventilation: Clinical Practice Today.

Moderator: Richard Branson, MS, RRT, FAAR

 

Essential Practices 17

CDC Recommendations on Preventing VAP

Sara Hanif Mirza, MD, MS

Carl A. Kaplan, MD 

 

Panel Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) 

Moderator: Marin Kollef, MD