Building a Solid Understanding of Mechanical Ventilation
Topics: Mechanical ventilation
Target Audience: Nursing
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Published: June 2009
Test Code: N0609A
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To provide nurses with an overview of mechanical ventilation.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Discuss the relationship between mechanical ventilator settings and arterial blood gas results.
- Describe various ventilator modes and strategies.
- Identify when adjustments to ventilator settings are indicated.
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