Respiratory System Review for Health Care ProfessionalsDescription
*The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
This is a self-paced course with optional knowledge check quizzes after each lesson. These non-graded quizzes allow you to check your understanding of the lesson objectives before proceeding to the next lesson. After the final lesson you will be required to take the final exam. You must score 80% or higher to pass the course and obtain a certificate of completion.
- Identify the components of the respiratory system and their purpose
- Describe common respiratory conditions
- Outline the expected changes in the respiratory system and conditions of the aging individual
- Recognize the different methods of treatment and care for respiratory conditions
- Identify devices that deliver oxygen to the patient
- Describe the changes necessary in the care of patients with compromised respiratory status
- Compare and contrast normal and abnormal assessment finding for the respiratory system
- Recognize medications commonly used in the treatment of respiratory conditions
6.6 contact hour(s) based on 60 minute contact hour
The estimated time for completion for this activity is 6.6 hours
This continuing education course is of interest for all healthcare professionals that communicate with patients and peers, such as: licensed practical nurses, registered nurse, physical therapists, dietitians, and social workers.
Kathy Richie, BSN, RN, Patricia Jump, RN, PHN, MA
As required by ANCC, this continuing nursing education activity must carry an expiration date. You must complete the content, Final Quiz and Course Survey on or before that day. The last day to successfully complete this course and receive a Certificate of Completion will be December 31, 2018.
This course (CE activity) was developed in accordance with ANCC criteria and Commercial Support Guidelines. The planners and authors of this course have disclosed no relevant financial, personal or professional relationships with any commercial entities pertaining to this activity. The content has been designed to be free of commercial bias for or against any product or commercial entity.
Non-endorsement of Products and Off Label Use
This course provides a balanced view of therapeutic options. Use of generic names is always considered before using trade names. Consequently, if trade names are necessary, when available, we will use trade names from several companies. RCTC and the course planning team do not endorsed any products or drugs that may be mentioned in this course.
Patricia Jump - RN PHN MA
Technical Nurse Consultant, President Acorn's End Training and Consulting. Patricia Jump received her Bachelor's in Nursing Degree from Winona State University and her Masters of Arts Degree in Health and Human Services Administration from St. Mary's University. She has over 25 years experience in the health care field and almost two decades of public speaking experience. As a professional trainer and consultant, Patricia conducts seminars across the country for all levels of employees in business, professional associations, educational organizations, churches, and government agencies. Additionally, she serves as personal coach, consultant, and retreat facilitator for home care leaders and organizations throughout the nation.
Materials used in connection with this course may be subject to copyright protection. Retention of the materials for longer than the class term, unauthorized further dissemination of the materials, or use of copyrighted materials in any way other than intended for this class is prohibited by Copyright and Teach Act laws.
This course was developed with Rochester Community and Technical College's Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division located in Rochester Minnesota. Development was funded from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.