Date(s) - 06/01/19
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
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This course provides an in-depth review of cardiovascular and pulmonary (CVP) development. Up to date pathophysiology will be discussed for the commonly seen pediatric CVP diagnoses. Clinical tips will be assimilated into all course material for direct application to daily patient care experiences. Participants will learn how to conduct a thorough pediatric chest examination, why these tests are performed, and how to apply the results to their interventions. This course will discuss the ramifications of invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation on the fragile pediatric airway and review the various settings of these oxygen delivery devices. Participants will acquire treatment approaches for the pediatric patient including airway clearance and breathing exercises and strategies for pediatric patients on invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilators. Content is based on evidence and is designed to allow direct application to the practitioner’s clinical practice.