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ICU Alert - CE345-60
ICU Alert
Worsening Respiratory Function Can Signal ARDS

CE345-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Ruth M. Kleinpell, RN, PhD, FCCM, FAAN and Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP
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Objectives:
The purpose of this program is to increase nurses’ and respiratory therapists’ understanding of acute respiratory distress syndrome, including the risk factors, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Identify treatment goals for acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Discuss the role of the healthcare provider in identifying and managing patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and respiratory therapists.
 
Nurses: 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 www.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 course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/30/2016

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