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The Mechanically Ventilated Patient

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A comprehensive day that explores advances in ventilator support and normal and altered physiology of ventilation.

The day also explores weaning the patient from the ventilator and a selection of management rationale. It will appeal to Nurses, physiotherapists and junior doctors who are new, returning or require an updater in this critical care area.


"Well structured, approachable tutor, good revision."

"This has provided me with new knowledge to develop my skills and improve patient outcome."

"Enjoyed all of it!"

Past course delegates

Course Content

Physiology of spontaneous and mechanical ventialtion

Monitoring respiratory waveforms

Modes of mechanical ventilation

Non-invasive mechanical ventilation

Patient - Ventilation interactions

Aerosol and oxygen delivery

Understanding Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Ventilation-associated Pneumonia

Weaning strategies

Kinetic Therapy and its efficacy

Prone positioning

Trends in advancing ventilator support

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To understand altered lung physiology
  • Prevention of ventilation induced lung injury
  • To improve patient outcomes

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    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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