Keith Varnes

RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C

Keith Varnes, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, is the company founder, President, and chief visionary of Respiratory Associates. He creates content for live and self-directed continuing education courses. He has been in the respiratory field since 1983 enjoying a diverse career including DME, software development, agency staffing, and working at a level 1 trauma center.

PALS Primer

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Coronavirus COVID-19

Describe the etiology, manifestations, complications, diagnosis, & management for the 2019 novel coronavirus, or at least what is known and still unknown.

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Vaccines: History, Science, Ethics

Describe the history of vaccines.

Explain the science of vaccines.

Describe the ethical, legal, and psychosocial issues associated with vaccines.

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HIV/AIDS Overview Live Broadcast

  1. State the stages, signs and symptoms of HIV infections
  2. Explain the differences between HIV and AIDS
  3. Describe infection control procedures for HIV
  4. Describe prevention methods for various risk groups
  5. Describe the ethical and professional standards for treating a person with HIV
  6. List factors that contribute to the transmission of occupational HIV
  7. Identify the best management strategies for HIV exposures
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Coronavirus: COVID-19

What is a Coronavirus? Coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s and they get their name from their crown-like shape….

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Vaccines: History, Science, Ethics Live Broadcast

Describe the history of vaccines.

Explain the science of vaccines.

Describe the ethical, legal and psychosocial issues associated with vaccines

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Diabetes and Tobacco Use

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How Could Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes Change the Future of Public Health?

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OTC Primatene Mist is Back!

On November 8, 2018 the FDA approved Primatene Mist (epinephrine) to provide temporary relief for symptoms of mild, intermittent asthma….

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Passy Muir: Strategies for Assessment and Treatment Following Tracheostomy

On September 21, 2019, I attended Strategies for Assessment and Treatment Following Tracheostomy: An Interactive Seminar in Fort Worth, Texas…

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COPD – Which is better: LABA/LAMA or LABA/ICS?

On September 10, 2019, I attended an educational event sponsored by Scott Schumaker, Health System Business Manager, Boehringer Ingelheim, in…

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

In the past, heart valve replacement required cardiothoracic open heart surgery, stopping the heart, and a perfusionist running a coronary…

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