This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to standard respiratory assist devices (RADs): CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure), Auto Adjust CPAP and Bi-level. Because of the multitude of brands of RADs and accessories on the market, this course will cover the devices in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of CPAP, Auto Adjust CPAP or Bi-level, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several manufacturers. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Define positive airway pressure; 2. Explain what CPAP, Auto Adjust CPAP and Bi-level devices are and who would use them; 3. Explain how a RAD is used; 4. Identify the parts that make up a standard RAD configuration and the various accessories that can be used with a standard device. Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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