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Continuing Medical Education Events

Ventilator and Airway Management
Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
St. Charles Redmond, Sage Conference Room

Faculty: Matthew Hegewald, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Pulmonary Division, University of Utah, School of Medicine Intermountain Medical Center
with Bryan Harris, MD, Chief of Medicine, St. Charles Redmond

Statement of Need:
Patients who remain on a ventilator beyond 24 hrs. must be managed or co-managed by a physician with ventilator privileges and advanced airway privileges. Refer to individual Privileges Request forms for specialty– and hospital-specific requirements.

Objectives: 1) Review the required skills for ventilator management, with an emphasis on the management of ARDS, obstructive lung disease, weaning protocols, and non-invasive positive pressure ventilation. 2) Using simulation technology, review and practice intubation techniques including use of the Glidescope.

Physicians: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Register: Contact Karen Kruger, M.Ed., Procedural Skills Program Coordinator 541-706-2605 or Space is limited.