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COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources Now Available in Spanish

COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources Now Available in Spanish

American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) made the free online course "COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources" (Haga clic aqui y la espol.)

The Spanish version of the course will bring vital respiratory care education to nurses and other healthcare providers providing care to critically ill patients with COVID-19 in Central America, along with other USID COVD-related efforts.

Throughout the 4.5-hour course, learners are entangled in real-world intensive care unit scenarios, while interactive elements encourage the development of safe and effective practices. The course contains four modules covering::

  1. Analyzing arterial blood gas (ABG) and managing patient's oxygen delivery including oxygenation and ventilation.
  2. Patients with acute respiratory failure and acute acute distress syndrome (ARDS) are being treated with care for patients with respiratory distress, acute heart failure, and severe respiratory illness syndrome.
  3. Administering care for patients with endotracheal intubation or invasive mechanical ventilation, and troubleshooting ventilators, including problem solving ventilations, resolving the problem of airborne failures.
  4. Managing patients on mechanical ventilation, including spontaneous awakening trials, neuromuscular blockade, prevention of complications, weaning from ventilation and extubation of patients.

The course was translated into Spanish and will be offered free of charge in the program work for the USAID-funded Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project and is hosted by the University of California, The Open Critical Care Learning Management System is available on Spanish-language version of "COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources" available in Spanish.

The plan was first developed by team of experts at AACN. Since the course was launched in March 2020, more than 139,000 healthcare professionals have access to English-language courses.

On the AACN website, the English-language version of the course and other COVID-19 resources are available at no cost, as well as the accessible version available in English versions, and the available alternative resources available for the first time

  • COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources, COVID-19, Pulmary and Expenditure, and other resource for Ventiler, Ventils and Supplies, R&D,
  • - The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource for Coronation, Resource of the United States.

About STAR about a bit. The Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under the Agreement No. 7200AA18CA00001 as of May 1, 2018. This is implemented by the Public Health Institute (PHI), in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins University (JHU), University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).

About EpiC: EpiC is a global cooperative agreement (7200AA19CA00002), led by FHI 360 with core partners Right to Care, Palladium International, Population Services International (PSI) and Gobee Group.

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses is a Critical-Care Nurse. : The American Association of Critical Care Nurses has been dedicated to acute and critical care nursing excellence for more than 50 years. The organization's mission is to create a healthcare system based on the needs of patients and their families, in which acute and critical care nurses make their best contribution. AACN is the world's largest specialty nursing organization, with more than 130 members and 200 chapters in the United States.

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American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) (SOURCE American Society of Intensive Care) is a member of the American Medical Society (ASC) which is an American Academy of Nursing (CNA) of critical

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