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Proning Therapy for ARDS Class at Sharp Grossmont Hospital

This class teaches Sharp Grossmont nurses about the latest treatments for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.


Sharp Grossmont Hospital

5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Monday, Oct. 21, 8 to 11 am

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  • Registration closes Oct. 20

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This class will provide Sharp Grossmont Hospital ICU nurses with an overview on how to care for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) who require being in a prone position to facilitate adequate oxygenation.

The instructor will cover the theory behind proning therapy as well as a separate hands-on demonstration of the Rotoprone therapy system. Light refreshments will be provided.

At this workshop, we will:

  • Discuss the adverse effects of immobility
  • Review the prevalence of ARDS
  • Ensure understanding of basic pulmonary mechanics
  • Describe the physiology and pathophysiology of ARDS
  • Discuss the different treatment modalities for ARDS
  • Articulate the mechanism of action with prone positioning
  • Analyze the beneficial impact of mortality reduction with clinical research
  • Review clinical research related to prone positioning
  • Provide a hands-on demonstration on the use of the equipment

Cancellation Policy plus

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.

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Please park in your normal location that you would for work.

Presenter Information plus

Karen Carroll, RN, MSN, CCNS, CCRN, is a critical care consultant with Arjo.

CEUs plus

This course is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider No. 70) for 3.0 CEUs.

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