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Asthma, As a Disease State, 2nd Edition - V7307
2 Hrs
This is an intermediate-level course geared toward respiratory therapists and all healthcare professionals who care for individuals with...

This is an intermediate-level course geared toward respiratory therapists and all healthcare professionals who care for individuals with asthma. Up-to-date information regarding the definition of asthma, its pathology and interventions are provided.

2 Hrs
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Basic Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 2nd Edition - V7300
2 Hrs
This advanced - level course is designed for respiratory therapists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for individuals...

This advanced - level course is designed for respiratory therapists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who care for individuals receiving medication for respiratory conditions. This course explains that the important aspect of pharmacology is not to memorize each characteristic of individual medications, but rather to understand the individual pharmacologic classifications that these medications fall into. By understanding these classifications, the actions of newly approved medications will be better understood by practitioners. This course will enable respiratory therapists to stay current with relevant pharmacotherapy.

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Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Critical Incidents: Implications - V7267
1 Hrs
As we move further into the 21st century, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear critical incidents are on the rise. Between so...

As we move further into the 21st century, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear critical incidents are on the rise. Between social media and 24/7 news, we learn about these incidents in real time. Healthcare practitioners are challenged now more than ever to mobilize in an instant to meet the needs of victims and communities during the response and recovery efforts. This course is designed to give clinicians an overview of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear incidents. The topics include how such incidents occur; the toxicity and clinical implications of agents that can be released; how a critical incident scene is managed; mass casualty triage and decontamination procedures; and how healthcare facilities plan for and facilitate the recovery effort as things get back to normal after a critical incident.

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Ethical Issues and Decision Making for Respiratory Therapists, 2nd Edition - V7304
2 Hrs
Audio Book Available  |  This advanced level course covers the essential ethical principles for respiratory therapists an...

Audio Book Available  |  This advanced level course covers the essential ethical principles for respiratory therapists and other healthcare providers. The contents of this course include many ethical issues that respiratory therapists and others may encounter in patient care settings. Additional contents include discussions on professional moral dilemmas, ethical theories (e.g., utilitarianism, deontologic ethics (Kantianism), social contract theory, virtue ethics). Examples are used to illustrate principles that guide ethical decision making. Case studies are used throughout this course to reinforce understanding and learning of the essential ethical principles. An audio book is available for this course.

2 Hrs
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Ethical Practices with Older Adults, Revised Updated 1st Edition - V7318
2 Hrs
In coming years, healthcare professionals will face this aging of the population, along with the accompanying health and economic challe...

In coming years, healthcare professionals will face this aging of the population, along with the accompanying health and economic challenges. The purpose of this course is to highlight ethical issues that may confront respiratory care therapists and other healthcare professionals working with older adults and their families as these individuals near the end of life. Many of these issues are related to advances in medical technologies that have occurred over the past several decades (and that continue to be developed) and have led to increasingly complex choices. The course will provide background on ethical frameworks and principles used in healthcare settings for guidance in resolving ethical problems. This course will also identify major ethical issues concerning older adults and healthcare decisions and provide a model for addressing ethical dilemmas in healthcare settings.

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High-Frequency Ventilation of the Newborn, 2nd Edition - V7291
1 Hrs
This intermediate-level course is intended for respiratory therapists, nurses, and physicians. The purpose of this course is to introduc...

This intermediate-level course is intended for respiratory therapists, nurses, and physicians. The purpose of this course is to introduce the basic principles behind the use of high-frequency ventilation to achieve optimal ventilation and oxygenation in the neonate. The major classifications of high-frequency ventilation (HFV) are discussed along with indications, advantages, disadvantages, and potential hazards associated with its application. Specific HFV strategies for various disease processes are presented, and the course follows with a case study to help bring the information together. This course is useful for clinicians interested in gaining foundational and updated knowledge about HFV use in the neonate.

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Human Trafficking: Overview for Healthcare Professionals - V7320
2 Hrs
Audio Book Available | This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of hum...

Audio Book Available | This intermediate level course for healthcare professionals is an introduction into the complex crime of human trafficking, with a focus on sex and labor trafficking and the common symptoms and conditions that occur in trafficked persons. The course provides insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for the trafficked person. An audio book is available for this course.

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Infectious Diseases Related to Domestic and International Travel - V7287
2 Hrs
This intermediate course is designed for respiratory therapists who may encounter infectious diseases related to domestic and internatio...

This intermediate course is designed for respiratory therapists who may encounter infectious diseases related to domestic and international travel. It begins with a discussion of human migration and the spread of diseases, including contributing factors to the spread of infectious diseases. The course then focuses on specific bacterial, viral, fungal, helminth, and other types of infections and diseases, including causes, transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control that may affect travelers.

2 Hrs
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Lung Cancer - V7309
2 Hrs
This course presents an overview of lung cancer and updated information for respiratory therapists who work with people at risk for or t...

This course presents an overview of lung cancer and updated information for respiratory therapists who work with people at risk for or those diagnosed with lung cancer. In addition, because lung cancer can be a chronic illness, many lung cancer survivors continue to need health care. Lung cancer research continues to focus on prevention, early screening methods, and more effective targeted treatments to improve outcomes and decrease the adverse effects of treatments. Rapid changes in cancer care make it imperative to have current information about prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment. Oncology-related resources for patients, families, and clinicians are also included.

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Management of Common Neuromuscular Disorders, 2nd Edition - V7279
1 Hrs
The purpose of this intermediate-level review course is to provide respiratory therapists with an overview of the definition, etiology, ...

The purpose of this intermediate-level review course is to provide respiratory therapists with an overview of the definition, etiology, pathophysiology, and management of common neuromuscular disorders. A detailed discussion is provided for the 3 main neuromuscular disorders - Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and Myasthenia gravis. Other neuromuscular disorders included in this course are polio, muscular dystrophies, myopathies, and multiple sclerosis.

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Nicotine Addiction: From Tobacco to E-Cigarettes - V7270
3 Hrs
This intermediate-level course begins with a history of tobacco, its availability, and the health effects of tobacco products, then prog...

This intermediate-level course begins with a history of tobacco, its availability, and the health effects of tobacco products, then progresses to a detailed discussion on the key aspects of e-cigarettes. The main goal of this course is to provide factual information on tobacco as well as the development, features, use, and positive and negative health effects of e-cigarettes. At the end of this course, clinicians will be able to compare the harms and benefits of tobacco cigarettes and e-cigarettes.

3 Hrs
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders, 2nd Edition - V7302
2 Hrs
This intermediate level course offers respiratory therapists an overview of current polysomnography scoring guidelines as they relate to...

This intermediate level course offers respiratory therapists an overview of current polysomnography scoring guidelines as they relate to common sleep disorders. The basic anatomy and physiology of sleep as well as pathophysiology and intervention of sleep disorders are also discussed.

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Preventing Medical Errors and Promoting Patient Safety, 2nd Edition - V7313
2 Hrs
Respiratory therapists are responsible for the assessment and treatment of all cardiopulmonary patients. The purpose of this course is t...

Respiratory therapists are responsible for the assessment and treatment of all cardiopulmonary patients. The purpose of this course is to present the concepts and issues related to patient safety and medical errors, as well as to explore the changes that are necessary for the development of a culture of safety. The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) assesses the respiratory therapist's knowledge of nationally recognized patient safety concepts as part of the credentialing exams. Upon completion of this course, the participants will demonstrate an increased level of knowledge surrounding patient safety and medical errors, providing applicable knowledge to the clinical setting.

2 Hrs