PC 5: Non-Invasive Ventilation

Course Directors

Faculty

Participants

The course is designed for 25 participants (EM residents and physicians, RNs).

Course description & learning objectives

At the end of the course the participant will be able to:

  • evaluate the correct indications for NPPV
  • set both the ventilators and CPAP devices
  • critically analyze ventilator/patient interactions
  • evaluate intolerance and devise corrections

Course format

This is highly interactive course with a predominant part of training sessions on ventilatory stations. The course will bring you cutting edge information on Non Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation use and caveats, with a focus on most common cases. For each indication, a hands on session will be run on a different ventilator and CPAP device stations with cognitive simulation of clinical scenarios.

Schedule

Saturday September 19

  How I treat hypoxemic patients  
09:00-10:00

Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema (ACPE)
- Clinical cases
- Pathophysiology & literature
- How I use CPAP

 
10:00-10:45

Pneumonia
- Clinical cases
- Pathophysiology & literature

 
10:45-11:00

Coffee Break (served at Lomond Auditorium Mezzanine)

 
11:00-11:30

The Earlier the Better? NIMV in the pre-Hospital Setting

 
11:30-12:30

CPAP hands-on

 
12:30-13:00

Lunch (served at Lomond Auditorium Mezzanine)

 
 

How I treat hypercapnic patients

 
13:00-13:45

COPD exacerbation
- Clinical cases
- Pathophysiology & literature

 
13:45-14:45

Ventilators & Ventilation

 
14:45-15:45

NIV hands-on
Rotation on different stations with problem-solving cases at the ventilator

 
15:45-16:00

Coffee Break (served at Lomond Auditorium Mezzanine)

 
16:00-17:00

NIV hands-on
Rotation on different stations with problem-solving cases at the ventilator