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“Impact of Mechanical Ventilation at the Alveolar Level”

ICON presents…In recognition of 2017 Fall Respiratory Care Week, ICON offers the following webinar free to its members: “Impact of Mechanical Ventilation at the Alveolar Level”

Structure and function of the lung at the alveolar level with a focus on mechanical ventilation. Histological approach to the quantitative assessment of the terminal air space. Comparison between ventilatory protocols regarding their impact on histopathology. Parameters that quantify ventilator-induced lung injury.

Learning Objectives

  1. Gain practical insight into the pathology resulting the terminal air space open
  2. Better appreciate the significance of hidden pathology at the histological level
  3. Visualize the importance of maintaining the terminal air space open

Speaker: Louis Gatto, Ph.D.

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

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

Contact Hours: 1

CE Fee: FREE for ICON* members

Accredited by: AARC, ANCC, CaBon

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

* ICON (Intensive Care On-line Network)