June Gordon, MD FAAEM: No financial relationships to disclose
Skyler Lentz, MD FAAEM FACEP: No financial relationships to disclose
Bassam Zahid, MD FAAEM: No financial relationships to disclose
Gregory Wu, MD, FAAEM: No financial relationships to disclose
Ever wonder if that red light alarm was actually important? Or maybe the yellow light alarm? And the beeping? This session goes beyond "standard settings please" to explain each of the settings options, what they do, and when they are indicated and contraindicated. The session goes briefly over some of the more concerning alarms as well, and will conclude with troubleshooting vents with hands-on diagnostics and solutions. It is critical for the emergency physician to be able to address ventilator issues directly, and this is a refresher foundational course.
Explain ventilator modes and settings.
Describe how to use the ventilator to diagnose respiratory issues.
Demonstrate how to navigate basic settings and monitoring on a ventilator.