702: Critical and Long-Term Ailments: COPD/Respiratory Emergencies (A)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: COPD

    1. Define and discuss what is meant by the term “COPD”
    2. Identify the symptoms, describe their frequency and prevalence in the U.S.
    3. Describe the current guidelines for physician care and COPD management
    4. Identify the study’s major conclusion, including the need for better education

Respiratory Emergencies

  1. Name three diseases associated with breathing emergencies
  2. Name three breathing devices and the expected oxygen delivery each provides
  3. Describe the emergency management of choking and airway obstruction
  4. Describe the emergency treatment of the drowning and near the drowning patient
  5. Describe the emergency treatment of patients with carbon monoxide poisoning

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