Respiratory Therapy: High-Frequency Ventilation of the Newborn
9.95
Online
Elective
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About the Course: 

This intermediate-level course is intended for respiratory therapists, nurses, and physicians.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the general physical concepts and theories of high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Identify the various types of high-frequency ventilation.
  • List the indications for and potential complications of high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Describe the application and management strategies for high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Describe assessment requirements and general care points concerning a neonate during high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
About the Author
Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGS

Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGST is an associate research professor and program director in the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Schools of Allied Health and Medicine, at Loma Linda University and program director of doctoral studies in health sciences at Trident University. She is also an adjunct researcher and advisor in  the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, as well as the founder of Tranquility Community Health in Colton, California. Dr. Marin received a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Riverside; an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics from Loma Linda University; a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical care from Loma Linda University; and an associate’s degree in respiratory therapy from Victor Valley College.
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High-Frequency Ventilation of the Newborn

9.95
About the Course: 

This intermediate-level course is intended for respiratory therapists, nurses, and physicians.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the general physical concepts and theories of high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Identify the various types of high-frequency ventilation.
  • List the indications for and potential complications of high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Describe the application and management strategies for high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
  • Describe assessment requirements and general care points concerning a neonate during high-frequency and oscillatory ventilation.
About the Author
Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGS

Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGST is an associate research professor and program director in the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Schools of Allied Health and Medicine, at Loma Linda University and program director of doctoral studies in health sciences at Trident University. She is also an adjunct researcher and advisor in  the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, as well as the founder of Tranquility Community Health in Colton, California. Dr. Marin received a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Riverside; an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics from Loma Linda University; a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical care from Loma Linda University; and an associate’s degree in respiratory therapy from Victor Valley College.