Mechanical Ventilation in Emergency Medicine (2021)

Mechanical ventilation is one of the central skills in critical care medicine. In the emergency patient it is most often used to improve oxygenation and ventilation in the patient with acute respiratory failure, severe shock, altered conscious state and to treat acute raised intracranial pressure. Ventilation may be required to treat life-threatening presentations of COAD, heart failure, pneumonia, sepsis, trauma, intracerebral haemorrhage, and overdose. An understanding of the indications, complications, practical aspects of mechanical ventilation and respiratory failure is essential in emergency medicine. 

The course explores the following topics:

1. Ventilation: Airway Management

2. Ventilator Mode and Settings

3. Ventilation: Application to Clinical Practice

4. Setting up an Oxylog ventilator for Mechanical ventilation

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics, and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 7.5 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accreditation: ACRRM & RACGP accreditation pending for 2020-2022 triennium

  • Duration of enrolement : 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolement)

  • CPD Certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


    • Course Code: pending for 2020-2022 triennium

    • Points Allocation: To be advised


  • Course Code: pending for 2020-2022 triennium

  • Points Allocation: To be advised

Instructions: Course Enrolement

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  • Course Fee: $75.00 (AUD) + $7.50 (GST) = $82.50

  • Duration of enrolement is 12 months from date of payment


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