{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Using ABGs to optimize mechanical ventilation

Purpose of Activity

To provide strategies for translating ABG results into clinical benefits for patients receiving mechanical ventilation.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain three modes of mechanical ventilation.
  2. Identify the four types of acid-base imbalances.
  3. Describe use of mechanical ventilator settings and modes to correct ventilation problems.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.3 CH
  • DC - BON 2.3 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Test Code: N0613A
Published: June 2013
Expires: 6/5/2020
Sources: Nursing2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Jin Xiong Lian BSN, RN, CNS