Bioterrorism/disaster preparedness
Collapse 2017 Ebola Virus Disease and Implications for Respiratory Care

In September 2014, Dr. Lewis Rubinson was a World Health Organization (WHO) consultant clinician at Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone. He oversaw the care of several hundred patients infected with the Ebola Virus during his time in West Africa.

In this presentation, Dr. Rubinson summarizes the history of Ebola outbreaks while providing clinical context for Ebola Virus Disease. He also discusses how patients infected with the Ebola virus may present to U.S. healthcare facilities and the implications for respiratory care. Dr. Rubinson places special focus on the transmission of the virus, uncertainties with regards to respiratory care intervention, and providing care to the patient while also protecting healthcare providers.

Original webcast date: November 3, 2014

Approved for 1.50 CRCE Hours

**Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

Formats Available: Streaming
Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2017
On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

Approved Credit:
  • AARC: 1.50 hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education

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    Collapse 2017 Helping Your Medically Complex Patients Become Disaster Ready

    Disaster preparedness is a critical aspect to reducing the damage caused by natural or man-made disasters. Persons who are dependent upon medical equipment have unique challenges that must be anticipated for effective disaster preparedness. The presenter will provide an overview of the medically complex patient as well as identify how the respiratory therapist can assist these patients remain in the home with adequate resources during a disaster.

    Original Broadcast Date March 12, 2015

    This archived webcast is approved for 1.0 CRCE.

    **Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AARC: 1 hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education

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    Collapse 2017 Mass Casualty Ventilation and the Strategic National Stockpile

    Pandemic events present multiple challenges to the health care environment and the ability of the respiratory therapist to provide mechanical ventilation to all persons in need. The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is a repository of ventilators that would be used to supplement the supply currently in use by the nation’s acute care facilities. This presentation will focus on providing mechanical ventilation in mass casualty events, the respiratory therapist's role, and the SNS allocation process.

    Approved for 1.0 CRCE

    Original Broadcast Date:  March 2, 2016

    **Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AARC: 1 hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education

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    Collapse 2017 Stabilization and Resuscitation of the Pediatric Trauma Patient

    Trauma is the leading cause of childhood mortality. Recognition of life-threatening events and timely resuscitation/stabilization can greatly improve chances for recovery from injury.

    Approved for 1.0 CRCE

    Original Broadcast Date:  April 26, 2016

    **Please note that all programs require the participant to view the entire program prior to taking the final quiz and obtaining a course certificate.**

    This webcast is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Dräger Medical, Inc.

     

    Draeger

    Formats Available: Streaming
    Original Seminar Date: January 01, 2017
    On-Demand Release Date: Available Now

    Approved Credit:
  • AARC: 1 hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education

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