Arthur Jones

EdD, RRT

Respiratory Care for the Geriatric Patient Live Broadcast

Describe the prevalence of cardiopulmonary disease among the aging population

Explain special problems among geriatric patients, as well as accommodations respiratory therapists can implement in caring for them

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Ethical Issues: Diverse Patient Groups Live Broadcast

Explain the ethical & legal bases for cultural competence among healthcare professionals

Explain the sociological & anthropological bases for variations in perceptions & practices pertaining to healthcare among ethnic groups

Describe the implications for various conceptions of disease, treatment, & end-of-life among various ethnic & religious groups

Describe appropriate & inappropriate communications practices for caregivers attending patients from diverse ethnic groups

Describe mechanisms by which practitioners, managers, & administrators can promote cultural competence

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Evidence-Based Practice: What are the Ethics? Live Broadcast

Explain the rational & ethical-legal implications of medical research & evidence-based practice.

Describe research methods & the fundamentals of evaluating research & applying research findings to clinical practice.

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Emergency Preparedness for Mass Casualty Events Live Broadcast

  1. Identify infections capable of causing mass casualties and describe their etiologies, manifestations, diagnosis, management and prevention.

  2. Apply strategies and devices to prevent communication of infections to caregivers, patients and the environment.
    Identify chemical agents capable of causing mass casualties and describe their likely sources, effects, manifestations and management of chemically contaminated patients.

  3. Identify the sources of mass casualty radiation events and describe the effects, manifestations and management of radiation injuries.

  4. Identify sources of blast injuries and describe the types of injuries, their manifestations and their management.

  5. Describe major types of natural disasters, their associated types of injuries, their manifestations and management.

  6. Discuss problems associated with healthcare delivery in natural disasters, including those associated with transportation and destruction of physical facilities.

  7. Distinguish among conventional, contingency, crisis modes within a healthcare facility with respect to space, staffing, equipment and supplies.

  8. Describe preparations and response strategies for mass casualty situations with respect to respiratory care equipment and supplies, including oxygen and mechanical ventilators.
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Independent Lung Ventilation Live Broadcast

This live broadcast is scheduled for Friday, April 17, 2020 at 1100 Central Time. Please scroll down and click Live…

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Congenital Heart Disease Live Broadcast

This live broadcast is scheduled for Friday, April 10, 2020 at 1100 Central Time. The broadcast link will become available…

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Interpretation of the Chest Radiograph Live Broadcast

This live broadcast is scheduled for Friday, April 3, 2020 at 11:00 Central Time. The broadcast link will become available…

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Selected Pediatric Conditions Live Broadcast

Describe the etiologies, manifestations and management of pediatric patients with:

  • central nervous system and neuromuscular disorders
  • poisoning
  • pulmonary diseases
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    Management of Neonatal Patients Live Broadcast

    Describe special techniques and devices for respiratory management of newborn infants.

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    Neonatal Pulmonary Conditions Live Broadcast

  • Describe the etiologies, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, complications management and prevention of common neonatal pulmonary conditions.
  • Describe the pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, management and prevention of common iatrogenic conditions. Read more

    Perinatal Monitoring Live Broadcast

  • Identify common fetal risk factors and their consequences.
  • Interpret findings from perinatal monitoring
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    Ethics: End-of-Life Issues Live Broadcast

    1. Explain the roles of the respiratory care practitioner in end-of-life care.
    2. Describe the ethical, legal and psychosocial issues accompanying end-of-life care.
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