Topic 4: Nursing Management principles of the ventilated patient in the ICU COVID- 19 patient

Learning Objectives:
By the end of thissession, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the criteria for intubation and mechanical ventilation for the patient presenting with respiratory alterations;
  • Have an understanding of the basic mechanical ventilation strategies to apply for a patient with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 in the ICU;
  • Apply the latest guidelines for mechanical ventilation in COVID-19 mechanically ventilated patients.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on the basic diagnostic and laboratory tests to use and interpret during the care of a mechanically ventilated patient in the ICU;

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