Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation Requires Healthcare Team Spirit
by Expert Reviewer: Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP; Instructor: Margaret M. Ecklund, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN-K; Staff Writer: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
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Course Overview

Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) provides an exciting alternative to invasive methods of managing ventilation. Used in appropriate patients, NPPV provides advantages for patients versus endotracheal intubation. NPPV can also be used as a mode to support the patient moving to a transitional care environment for continued care. This module will discuss NPPV and the educational needs of clinicians and patients using this therapy.

The goal of this educational course is to provide acute and critical care clinicians with evidence supporting the use of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation as well as strategies for its application.

About the Course Author

Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP is a Professor-Clinical at The Ohio State University School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Dunlevy is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles in journals such as Respiratory Care, Journal of the American Dietietic Association, and the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Times. In 1994, she received the AARC Asthma Education Fellowship. She has received many honors and awards as an educator, mentor, faculty member, and scholar.

Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Margaret Ecklund, RN, MS, CCRN-K, ACNP-BC, is a clinical nurse specialist at Legacy Health in Portland, Ore. Margaret M. Ecklund, MS, RN, ACNP-BC, CCRN-K 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 (8 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in 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

    DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE 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 CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care

    1.00HOURS

    This program has been approved as non-traditional Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Approval #: 182664000 This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-719796
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    N/A


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-CE475
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe the advantages of NPPV versus endotracheal intubation.; Discuss alternative interface devices and related care for patients requiring NPPV.; State the difference between NPPV support and continuous positive airway pressure.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
    Indications for NPPV
    Poor Candidates for NPPV
    Complications and Contraindications
    Ventilation Modes
    Delivery Devices
    Therapy Initiation
    Interface Devices
    Advance Directives
    Assessment and Plan of Care
    Weaning and Discharge Planning
    Vignette
    Section 3: Conclusion
    Summary
    Course Contributors
    References
  • Target Audience:

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

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    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.
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