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Spontaneous Breathing and Mechanical Ventilation: Enhancing the Patient/Ventilator Relationship
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Last day for early bird registration: N/A
Last day & time for regular registration: 8/31/2018 2:00 PM
Instructional Hours: 1.00
Online Evaluation: Available 8/29/20189/12/2018
Pre-Test? No
Post-Test? No
Last day & time to cancel with a refund: 8/27/2018 2:00 PM
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Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.
The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.
Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.
Participants MUST ATTEND 90% of this course and complete an evaluation in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Description: As the landscape of healthcare continues to evolve at a rapid pace, we must be sure that we are applying the evidence that helps support patient-centered care. Health care organizations are now in the transition from fee based initiatives to value based care. Data and evidence are now part of our daily care routines and we can use these tools to help us achieve the Triple Aim of Healthcare: improving the patient experience of care (including quality and satisfaction); improving the health of populations; and reducing the per capita cost of health care. This lecture series is intended to provide us with information on attempting to achieve these goals.
Handouts: No handouts are currently available.


At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • At the end of this program, the participant will identify clinical appropriateness for spontaneous breathing.
  • At the end of this program, the participant will be able to examine methods to improve patient/ventilator synchrony.
  • At the end of this program, the participant will apply these methods to clinical practice.


To register, select the type of credit you would like to receive, choose an open venue, and Add to Cart. Finalize your registration by checking out in the Cart. If your preferred venue is not open or closed, but is taking requests, you may place a request for it to open*.

Step 1 - Choose Your Accreditation

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others
Early Bird
(to 8/31/2018)
Early Bird
(to 8/31/2018)
$0.00 $25.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 0.1 CEUs by Upstate AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
$0.00 $25.00
American Nurses Credentialing CenterUpstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hours. 
$0.00 $25.00
SC Board Of Medical Examiners (Respiratory Care)1 clock hour(s) will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Step 2 - Choose Your Venue

Venues StatusSeats RemainingAdd to Cart
Pee Dee AHEC / McLeod (Conference Room, Suite 350)
Open19Add to Cart52637
South Carolina AHEC--MUSC (802 Conf Rm)
Open20Add to Cart52618
Upstate AHEC (Training Room)
Open6Add to Cart52516
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