1001: Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy (KENTUCKY)

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain what nitric oxide is and why healthcare professionals are so interested in this topic.
  • Identify the physical and biological properties of nitric oxide.
  • Summarize research findings regarding use of nitric oxide therapy in animals and humans.
  • Identify and discuss the three major areas of concern regarding the toxicity of nitric oxide.
  • Identify and explain the effects of nitric oxide therapy.
  • List and explain the clinical indications for inhaled nitric oxide therapy.
  • Identify monitoring systems and procedures associated with nitric oxide therapy.

Course Content