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Tuesday Talks • 6/13/23 

AARC Guidelines On Artificial Airway Suctioning

Managers, Directors and Leaders

**If you attended the January Tuesday Talk-Managers & Leaders you will not be able to get CEU credit for the June Tuesday Talk. This is a repeat program**

Registration

Tuesday Talks • 7/11/23 • 12:00PM Central

AARC Guidelines On Artificial Airway Suctioning

Presented by ASRC Through a Grant by AVANOS

Continuing Education Credit Provided by AARC

Hosted by Nicholas Prevo BSRT, RRT-ACCS, NPS, CPFT, AE-C

Registration

AARC clinical practice suctioning guidelines has been updated from its original 2010 publication. These updates are based on evidence-based practices from peer reviewed literature and are often viewed as the gold standard in the respiratory profession. After completion, learners will be able to discuss how the guidelines were created, understand best practices when suctioning artificial airways, and identify how new evidence factored into these recommendations.

 

Tuesday Talks • 8/8/23 • 12:00PM Central

Biofilm in Endotracheal Tubes 

Presented by ASRC Through a Grant by AVANOS

Continuing Education Credit Provided by AARC

Hosted by Simon Gutierrez MS, RRT, Clinical Specialist Respiratory Health, AVANOS

Registration

 

The course Biofilm in Endotracheal Tubes is designed to introduce or refresh clinician knowledge of the bacterial biofilm that develops and grows inside endotracheal tubes. The course explains what biofilm is and how biofilm develops. It also discusses where biofilm grows and how it becomes resistant to antibiotics. Lastly, it reviews several procedures and devices that help reduce and/or treat biofilm growth in endotracheal tubes.

 

Tuesday Talks • 9/12/23 • 12:00 Central

Understanding Blind Bronchoalveolar Lavage (mini-BAL) 

Presented by ASRC Through a Grant by AVANOS

Continuing Education Credit Provided by AARC

Hosted by Nicholas Prevo BSRT, RRT-ACCS, NPS, CPFT, AE-C

Registration

 

This course discusses the various methods used in the diagnosis of VAP, identifying the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. In addition, the recently introduced Blind Bronchoalveolar Lavage (mini-BAL) method is described in detail.

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