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CEU Webinars

“DeVilbiss Interface Workshop” (1.0 CRCE hr)   respiratory sleep
This webinar takes a look at clinical issues with various interfaces used in PAP therapy, including indications, limitations, and troubleshooting. View Webinar »

Monograph: “Overview of the DeVilbiss Intellipap AutoAdjust” (3.0 CRCE hrs)   respiratory sleep
Autotitrating positive airway pressure (PAP) devices have been on the market for 15 years. DeVilbiss Healthcare, in an effort to illuminate and clarify primary clinical concepts surrounding Autotitrating PAP devices and the unique operation of the DeVilbiss IntelliPAP AutoAdjust, offers this document covering information on a variety of pertinent topics.   Download Document     Take the Quiz »
 
 


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Bilevel Titration Made Easy: For Technologist and Patient
(1280007000)

 
Cost : $0.00

 

In this course we will review the key elements that lead to successful PAP titrations,identify when bilevel therapy is indicated,overcome bilevel titration challenges and recognize the multiple benefits of a successful bilevel titration. 
 
CPAP Titration Made Easy: For Technologist and Patient (1280008000)

Cost : $0.00
 
In this course, you will learn how to identify, recognize & overcome CPAP titration challenges, recognize the multiple benefits of a successful titration and learn how to differentiate SDB events and wave form.

**You must pass the test AND complete the survey to obtain the certificate.**
 
Humidification: A Heated Discussion  (139821000)  

Cost : $0.00

 In this course, we review the basics of humidification and discuss the importance of providing adequate upper airway humidification to help improve patient compliance. Next, we will review the negative impact of insufficient humidification and how to overcome challenges. Finally, we will discuss the different humidifier types and explain the replacement schedule for humidification systems. 

OSA and COPD: What happens when the two overlap? (139790000)

Cost : $0.00

In this course, we will learn about obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and overlap syndrome.

 


 

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Monographs

Respironics provides a variety of Continuing Education Monographs. These self-guided monographs have been approved for CEUs from a variety of professional organizations. For more information about these programs, please contact the Respironics Account Manager in your area.

Bi-Level Rescue Program
Approved by AARC and AAST • 1 HOUR
Part Number 1038429
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This self-directed monograph was developed to increase awareness of bi-level therapy as an option for patients who have failed traditional CPAP therapy. It highlights information about bi-level therapy use in OSA, bi-level rescue study results, implementation, protocol, monitoring compliance, options, and follow-up.

Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
Approved by AARC and AAST • 1 HOUR
Part Number 1045805
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This self-directed monograph reviews Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) as it relates to improving adherence to Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) treatment in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). It uses specific behavioral interventions and theories about behavior change to help patients make a commitment to and become more active in their treatment. You will learn how and when to intervene, key concepts and principles of the therapy, specific questions to ask and how to address patients' answers for effective implementation.

Sleep Disordered Breathing and Heart Failure
Approved by AAHFN • 1 HOUR
Part Number 1034064
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To support the growing awareness about the impact of sleep disordered breathing in the heart failure population, Respironics, in conjunction with the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN), has created a self-directed education program that provides educational credits to nurses if they successfully complete this educational monograph for one CE from the AAHFN.

An Introduction to Sleep Diagnostic Equipment
Approved by AAST • 3 HOURS
Part Number 1052673
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This self-directed monograph consists of three individual chapters that review the difference between various nasal pressure airflow systems, pulse transit time (PTT) and respiratory inductance plethysmography (RIP), as they relate to the diagnosis of sleep-disordered breathing. This three-credit program includes information regarding: nasal pressure transducers; airflow tracings and how they are recorded and evaluated during a sleep study to determine an apnea or hypopnea; pulse transit time in relation to arousals and microarousals; how data are interpreted as related to sleep related arousals and RERAs; the importance and applications of respiratory effort as a measured parameter; and, how to set up, use, clean and score a RIP system.

A Guide to Aerosol Delivery Devices for Respiratory Therapists
Approved by AARC • 6 HOURS
Part Number 1044248

This self-directed monograph reviews the use and application of aerosol drug delivery, the science behind aerosol drug delivery, and the various forms or methods used to deliver medications to the lungs, including SVN, MDI, DPI and spacers. The tool reviews various ways to educate patients on correct uses of their aerosol therapy and criteria that may be used to help select the correct aerosol delivery device for patients.

 

 


 
 
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 RPSGT Continuing Education topics {each topic will vary on credit hours}

  •  Current Review of OSA in Primary Care Populations
  •  Dental Sleep Medicine
  •  AASM Scoring Rules Changes and Review
  •  Exploring ECG and Sleep
  •  Sleep Apnea Screening Program
  •  Risk Management in the Sleep Lab
  •  Shift Work Disorder and Other Circadian Rhythm Disorders
  •  Dreaming
  •  Endometriosis and Sleep
  •  Skin Disorders
  •  Medication Review
  •  PAP Compliance