This webinar provides the Non-Respiratory healthcare professional with a basic understanding of ventilator modes and settings. The basic elements of air flow during mechanical ventilation, definitions of important ventilator vocabulary, and descriptions in simple terms of modes used for mechanical ventilation are explained. This information provides a foundation for appropriate patient assessment, development of patient selection criteria, and evaluation of the patient for use of the Passy-Muir® valve during mechanical ventilation. After completing this course, you will be able to:
*This course is not offered for AARC credit.