This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to aerosol nebulizer systems. Because of the multitude of brands of nebulizers and other system components on the market, this course will cover the devices in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of nebulizers and system components, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several manufacturers. Learning objectives: 1. Define airway obstruction; 2. Explain what aerosol nebulizer systems are and who would use them; 3. Explain how a nebulizer system is used; 4. Identify the physical factors in aerosol deposition. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.
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