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Course Overview

The purpose of this learning activity is to provide you with the knowledge to enable you to select, provide, and document appropriate respiratory therapy to residents in the long-term care environment. This course is intended for licensed nurses in the long-term care setting.

About the Course Author

Kimberly Matthews, RN obtained a nursing degree from Western Kentucky University in 1998.  Ms. Matthews possesses over 20 years of nursing experience with over 17 of those in the Skilled Nursing industry.  Ms. Matthews has extensive experience in MDS, restorative nursing programs, and nursing management.  Ms. Matthews is currently a Post Acute Care Content writer and subject matter expert for MDS. Kim Matthews, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Nurses will receive 1.0 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS


    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-PAC-0-US-RESPMDS19
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-11-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-09-30
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe how respiratory diagnoses and respiratory therapy impact reimbursement under PDPM and RUGs based systems.; Describe the component parts of a respiratory assessment.; Identify key parts of the upper and lower respiratory systems.; Identify steps to safely deliver common respiratory treatments.; Identify the most common respiratory illnesses affecting the elderly.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Introduction to the Respiratory System Anatomy
    Anatomy & Physiology
    Review
    Summary
    Section 2: Common Respiratory Illnesses
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    Pneumonia
    Respiratory Failure
    Sleep Apnea
    Atelectasis
    Pulmonary Edema
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Conducting a Respiratory Assessment
    Respiratory Assessment
    Respiratory Health History
    Assessing a Resident's Respiratory Pattern
    Assessing (Auscultating) Breath Sounds
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: Providing Respiratory Therapy Treatments
    Respiratory Treatments
    Administering Treatments
    Treatment Side Effects
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Respiratory Therapy and Payment Systems
    Respiratory Therapy and RUG-IV/ PDPM
    Respiratory Diagnosis and RUG-IV/PDPM
    Documentation
    Review
    Summary
    Section 6: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributor
    Resources
    References
    Congratulations!
    Exam and BrainSparks
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.