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Dyspnea Update: Mechanisms and Evidence-Based Assessment and Management

RT272-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP
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The goal of this continuing education program is to update nurses and respiratory therapists 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 evidence-based management of dyspnea

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, physicians, respiratory therapists and radiologic technologists.
Respiratory therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
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, 2/17/2014 to 2/17/2016, and 9/25/2016 to 9/25/2018.
If you are a respiratory therapist, remember to give us your AARC member number when filling out your license number information.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Respiratory Care (provider #FBN 50-1489).

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/25/2018

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