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Dyspnea Update: Mechanisms and Evidence-based Assessment and Management - RT272-60
Dyspnea Update: Mechanisms and Evidence-based Assessment and Management
RT272-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Diane Klein, RN, PhD and Nancy Spector, RN, PhD and Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses, respiratory therapists and radiologic technologists on the mechanisms of dyspnea and its evidence-based assessment and management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the characteristics, common causes and underlying mechanisms of dyspnea
  • Discuss the evidence-based assessment of dyspnea with emphasis on clinical indicators in different conditions and patient populations
  • Explain the evidenced-based management of dyspnea
 

 
Approval Information
 
This CE course is approved for respiratory therapists.
 
This program has been approved for 1 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. AARC Sponsor ID: 9514012. This is a non-traditional course. This CE course is approved from 1/17/2012 to 1/17/2014 and 2/17/2014 to 2/17/2016.
 
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
 
ContinuingEducation.com is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/17/2016

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