Common, Costly and Deadly: Respiratory Compromise 

This program is accredited for 1.0 contact hours for Registered Nurses and Respiratory Therapists. In order to take this test and receive your certificate, after viewing this video, please go to http://www.saxetesting.com/init register, and answer the questions and survey. Upon successful completion, you may print out your certificate.

Description

Respiratory compromise (RC) is a critical postoperative complication that increases the likelihood of adverse outcomes and the cost of care. Several trials have confirmed that patient observation continues to underestimate the overall incidence of postoperative RC. This CE webinar will review the evidence and provide recommendations for the prevention of RC.

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Learning Objectives

1. Define respiratory compromise

2. Describe the overall impact of postoperative respiratory compromise

3. Review the current recommendations to early identification of respiratory compromise that enables clinical decision making.

Continuing Education for Physicians, Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SynAptiv and Saxe Healthcare Communications. SynAptiv is accredited by ACCME for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care. This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider Saxe Healthcare Communications approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032.

 

Support for this educational activity from Medtronic