Preventing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Self-Directed

Course Objectives:


  1. Explain the importance of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)
  2. Describe the epidemiology of VAP
  3. Identify the risk factors for VAP
  4. Outline the pathogenesis of VAP
  5. Recommend diagnostic techniques for VAP
  6. Recommend preventative measures for VAP
  7. Recommend strategies for management of VAP

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