2017 Optimizing Mechanical Ventilation for Infants and Children

This conference offers hands-on experience optimizing mechanical ventilation for infants and children. Clinicians will participate in lectures and interactive clinical workshops focused on the skills necessary to optimize patient-ventilator interactions using the latest advances in conventional ventilation, high-frequency ventilation, and ventilator graphics analysis.  Time will be allocated at the end of each presentation for open discussion with the audience.

Course details

  • Activity type: Course
  • ANCC: 21.25
  • Attendance: 21.25
  • JA Credit: 21.25
  • Registration Opens: Wed, Mar 22 2017
  • Registration Expires: Wed, Mar 21 2018
  • Cost: $0.00


21c Museum Hotel
111 North Corcoran Street
Durham, NC 27701

Learning objectives

  • Identify current guidelines to provide optimal lung protective ventilation for infants and children.
  • Identify guidelines for the use of non-invasive ventilation in pediatrics.
  • Identify strategies for the ideal monitoring of the pediatric patient with severe respiratory failure.
  • Describe the physiology and prevalence of acute lung injury
  • Discuss the principles of lung protective ventilatory strategies
  • Explore the use of adjunct respiratory therapies for acute hypoxemic respiratory failure
  • Illustrate the cardiopulmonary effects of mechanical ventilation
  • Identify strategies to optimize patient-ventilator synchrony for infants and children

Target Audience


Activity Director

Ira Cheifetz, MD
The live activity started on March 20th, 2017 is no longer available.