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  1. ACC002 - Nebulizer System Competency

    ACC002 - Nebulizer System Competency

    $39.00

    This course allows the student to meet accreditation competency requirements for instructing patients on the proper use of nebulizer systems. There are many different nebulizer systems on the market today, all with various features. This course reviews the standard items taught with all nebulizer systems. Before completing this course, you should check your accreditation agency’s specific requirements for competency. No continuing education credit is offered for the completion of this course.

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  2. CPT007 - Liquid Oxygen Competency

    CPT007 - Liquid Oxygen Competency

    $16.95

    This video program allows the student to meet accreditation competency requirements for instructing patients on the proper use of liquid oxygen systems. There are many different liquid oxygen systems on the market today. This course reviews the standard items taught with all liquid oxygen systems. Before completing this course, you should check your accreditation agency's specific requirements for competency.

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  3. DMGT035 - Overview of Influenza

    DMGT035 - Overview of Influenza

    $29.00

    This course examines the biology of influenza and types of vaccinations. It also discusses signs and symptoms, lab diagnoses and measures to control infection. Also provided in this course are a brief history of influenza pandemics, the avian flu (H5N1) and current research being conducted.

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  4. PEC001 - Introduction to CPAP, autoCPAP and Bi-Level

    PEC001 - Introduction to CPAP, autoCPAP and Bi-Level

    $29.00

    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.

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  5. PEC003 - Introduction to Oxygen Concentrators

    PEC003 - Introduction to Oxygen Concentrators

    $29.00

    This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to oxygen concentrators. Because of the multitude of brands of oxygen concentrators and accessories on the market, this course will cover oxygen concentrators in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of oxygen concentrator, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several oxygen concentrator manufacturers. You should complete the course RESP008 - Home Oxygen Therapy before completing this course.

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  6. PEC004 - Introduction to Liquid Oxygen Systems

    PEC004 - Introduction to Liquid Oxygen Systems

    $29.00

    This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to liquid oxygen systems used for home oxygen therapy. Because of the variety of liquid oxygen systems and accessories on the market, this course will cover liquid oxygen systems in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of system, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several manufacturers of liquid oxygen systems and accessories. You should complete the course RESP008 - Home Oxygen Therapy before completing this course.

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  7. PEC005 - Introduction to Oxygen Cylinders

    PEC005 - Introduction to Oxygen Cylinders

    $29.00

    This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to compressed oxygen cylinders used for home oxygen therapy. Because of the multitude of brands of compressed gas cylinders and accessories on the market, this course will cover cylinders in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of cylinder, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several manufacturers of oxygen cylinders and accessories. You should complete the course RESP008 - Home Oxygen Therapy before completing this course.

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  8. PEC006 - Introduction to TENS

    PEC006 - Introduction to TENS

    $29.00

    This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to TENS units. Because of the multitude of TENS units and accessories on the market, this course will cover TENS units in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of TENS unit, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to several TENS unit manufacturers.

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  9. PEC011 - Introduction to Apnea Monitors

    PEC011 - Introduction to Apnea Monitors

    $29.00

    This course introduces the new home medical equipment staff member to apnea monitors. Because of the multitude of apnea monitors and accessories on the market, this course will cover apnea monitors in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of apnea monitor, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes links to apnea monitor manufacturers.

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  10. PEC013 - Introduction to Nebulizer Systems

    PEC013 - Introduction to Nebulizer Systems

    $29.00

    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.

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  11. PEC016 - Introduction to Spirometry

    PEC016 - Introduction to Spirometry

    $29.00

    This course introduces you to spirometry. This measurement can help the clinician determine whether an individual has a disease in the lungs and help determine whether the disease is obstructive or restrictive. Because of the variety of spirometry systems and accessories on the market, this course will cover spirometry systems in the broadest generic terms. For specific information related to a particular brand of system, please consult the manufacturers. This course also includes a link to VGM Participating vendors of spirometry systems and accessories and of peak flow meters. You should complete the following courses before beginning this course: DMGT016 - Overview of Cystic Fibrosis, DMGT018 - Overview of Tuberculosis, RESP009 - Asthma Management: Interventions and Strategies, and RESP010 - Intervention and Strategies of the COPD Population.

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  12. RESP001a - OSA Diagnosis and Treatment – Part 1

    RESP001a - OSA Diagnosis and Treatment – Part 1

    $39.00

    This is the first in a two-part series of modules which make up a course on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious breathing disorder characterized by periodic cessation or markedly diminished breathing during sleep. Part 1 explains how OSA is identified and diagnosed.

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  13. RESP001b - OSA Diagnosis and Treatment - Part 2

    RESP001b - OSA Diagnosis and Treatment - Part 2

    $39.00

    This is the second in a two-part series of modules which make up a course on obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a serious breathing disorder characterized by periodic cessation or markedly diminished breathing during sleep. Part 2 will discuss treatment options, comorbid conditions, and consequences if OSA is untreated.

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  14. RESP003 - Aerosol Therapy

    RESP003 - Aerosol Therapy

    $19.00

    This course provides information regarding the purpose, indications, contradictions and modalities of aerosol therapy.

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  15. RESP004 - Mask Fitting 101

    RESP004 - Mask Fitting 101

    $19.00

    This course on mask fitting will help you find the best fit for your customer to achieve optimal comfort.

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  16. RESP005 - Are You Getting Enough Sleep (Business)?

    RESP005 - Are You Getting Enough Sleep (Business)?

    $19.00

    This course serves as an introduction to sleep-related disorders, focusing on Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). You should complete this course before completing the second part of this series, “RESP006 - Mastering and Expanding Your CPAP Market.”

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  17. RESP008 - Home Oxygen Therapy

    RESP008 - Home Oxygen Therapy

    $29.00

    This course explains what home oxygen therapy is, the types of home oxygen therapy available today, and how the therapy can benefit the patient.

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  18. RESP009 - Asthma Management: Interventions and Strategies

    RESP009 - Asthma Management: Interventions and Strategies

    $19.00

    This course will review the elements of asthma and the aspects of properly managing patients with the disease.

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  19. RESP010 - Intervention and Strategies for the COPD Population

    RESP010 - Intervention and Strategies for the COPD Population

    $19.00

    This course will define chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) both as a primary disease state and as a co-morbid condition.

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  20. RESP011 - Long-Term Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

    RESP011 - Long-Term Management of Sleep-Disordered Breathing

    $29.00

    This course will define sleep-disordered breathing and aspects of long-term management of the patient with this illness.

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  21. RESP012a - MDI: Aerosol Delivery

    RESP012 - MDI: Aerosol Delivery

    $19.00

    This course contains three separate presentations on inhalation aerosol therapy given at the 1998 AARC International Respiratory Congress Symposium. The course is provided courtesy of Philips Respironics' Asthma & Allergy Division.

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  22. RESP013 - CPAP Humidification

    RESP013 - CPAP Humidification

    $19.00

    This course identifies the benefits and limitations of CPAP humidification to help patients and to build trust with referral sources. This course was developed from an article titled Dew Diligence is Recommended, which appeared in the February 2006 issue of DealerProvider magazine.

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  23. RESP015a  Airborne Allergens  Part 1

    RESP015a Airborne Allergens Part 1

    $9.00

    This first part summarizes what health experts know about the causes and symptoms of allergic reactions to airborne allergens, and how health care providers diagnose these reactions. You should complete this course before taking RESP015b - Airborne Allergens - Part 2.

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  24. RESP015b  Airborne Allergens  Part 2

    RESP015b Airborne Allergens Part 2

    $9.00

    This second part summarizes what health experts know about how people can prevent or reduce allergic reactions, how to treat these reactions, and what medical researchers are doing to help people who suffer from these allergies. You should complete RESP015a - Airborne Allergens - Part before taking this course.

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  25. RESP019 - Improving Patient PAP Compliance

    RESP019 - Improving Patient PAP Compliance

    $29.00

    This course explains how motivational enhancement therapy (MET) improves compliance to positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using specific behavioral interventions and theories about behavior change. Learn More

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