VENTILATOR ESSENTIALS

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SCHEDULE

07:15 - 07:45 Registration

07:45 - 08:30 Basic Concepts in Pulmonary Physiology

Basic Concepts in Pulmonary Physiology
Elasticity
Compliance
Mechanics of breathing
Cardiovascular effects of mechanical ventilation
Airways resistance
  • Laminar flow
  • Turbulent flow
  • 08:30 - 09:00 Essential Terminology Related to Mechanical Ventilation 

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    Baseline pressure 
    Flow 
    I:E ratio
    Mean airway pressure
    Minute volume
    Mode
    Tidal volume
    Sensitivity
    Tidal volume
    Others

     

    09:00 - 09:15 Break

    09:15 - 10:00 Pressure Control versus Volume Control

    Pressure and flow waveforms

    10:00 - 10:45 Traditional Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

    Assist-control
    Continuous mandatory ventilation
    SIMV
    Pressure support
    CPAP

    10:45 - 11:15 Clinical Scenarios in Mechanical Ventilation &  Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation

    11:15 - 11:45 Noninvasive Ventilation

     

    11:45 - 12:45 Lunch (on your own)

    12:45 - 1:15 Clinical Scenarios in Mechanical Ventilation & Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation(Cont.)

    - Status asthmaticus
    - COPD Exacerbation


    1:15 - 1:45 Update on Tracheostomy and Airway Management


    1:45 - 2:00 Break

    2:00 - 2:30 Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia


    2:30 - 3:00 Spontaneous Breathing Trials and Spontaneous Awakening Trials

     

    3:00 - 3:30 Newer Ventilator Modes

    Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV)
    Bi-Vent
    Pressure-Regulated Volume Control (PRVC)

     

     

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