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“APRV Concepts”

ICON presents…In recognition of 2017 Fall Respiratory Care Week, ICON* offers the following webinar free to its members: “APRV Concepts”

Airway Pressure Release Ventilation or APRV, while being available for almost 30 years is still often referred to as a “New” mode of ventilation. This lecture will familiarize the participants with the concepts behind the application of one form of APRV referred to as H-APRV. H- APRV has been developed by Dr. Nader Habashi at the University of Maryland’s Shock Trauma Center.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Cite the benefits of spontaneous breathing
  2. Explain the concepts behind APRV as a form of protective lung ventilation
  3. Explain the role of pressure and time in lung recruitment and stabilization

Speaker: Geof Lear, RRT

Note: ICON does offer group credit for watching as a team.

QUESTIONS: (443) 992-7450 or email: 24×7@intensivecareonline.com

Contact Hours: 1

 FREE for members


Continuing Education Information:

  • AARC: Application has been made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.
  • ANCC: The Education Unit at ICON is accredited as a provider with distinction of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing: Intensive Care On-Line Network is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider CEP 15237

*Intensive Care On-line Network (ICON)