Learn About Oxygen Therapy on CME Webcast. We now know a lot more about oxygen and we have more and better ways to deliver supplemental oxygen to those patients who need it. On this CME webcast, we’re going to tell you all about supplemental oxygen including indications, how to order it, and the various devices that deliver it. Today we welcome two guests. Dr. Elie Homsy is a pulmonologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine here at the Ohio State University. He’ll be discussing inpatient oxygen delivery. And Ruthann Kennedy is a pulmonary nurse practitioner here at OSU. She will be discussing outpatient oxygen delivery.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: OUTLINE the process of ordering oxygen; DISCUSS equipment used in the home; EXPLORE different oxygen delivery devices in the inpatient setting; and EXPLORE oxygen delivery in the outpatient setting.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- New oxygen delivery modes
- Prescribing oxygen at the time of hospital discharge
- Nocturnal oximetry
- Using oxygen with CPAP
- Signs and symptoms of chronic hypoxemia
- Pulmonary hypertension and oxygen
- Managing nasal side effects of oxygen
- Oxygen during air travel
- Oxygen safety in the home
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