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Continuing Education Course: Roadmap to Airway Clearance and Lung Expansion

Successful completion of this activity awards one contact hour of Continuing Nursing Education credit or one contact hour of Respiratory CRCE credit.

Course Overview:
This self-study program is designed for healthcare professionals interested in enhancing their personal and professional development by participating in self-paced CE programs based on current research and practice. Clinicians have been utilizing airway clearance and lung expansion therapies throughout the years. But what is the actual reason and purpose that one therapy is chosen over the other? This program is designed to help clinicians gain a thorough understanding of positive airway pressure techniques designed and indicated for airway clearance and lung expansion therapies.

Objectives:
After completing this course participant will be able to:

  • Review normal mucociliary transport.
  • Explain and identify the need for airway clearance and lung expansion therapies.
  • Describe the various airway clearance and lung expansion techniques.
  • Identify patient factors used for technique selection.

Course Length: One Hour

Intended Audience:
This self-study program is designed for healthcare professionals interested in enhancing their personal and professional development by participating in self-paced CE programs based on current research and practice.

Registration Process – First Time Learners
  1. Go to Smiths Medical Online Training Portal - www.smiths-medical-education.com
  2. Click the Register button
  3. Enter 2013-CE03 and then click Continue
  4. Follow prompts to create your account
  • Successful completion of this activity awards one contact hour of Continuing Nursing Education credit or one contact hour of Respiratory CRCE credit.  
  • Records for educational activities will be maintained for five years.
  • For questions please email: continuing.education@smiths-medical.com
  • This course may only be completed once for contact hour credit.
  • Please refer to the online portal for course expiration date.

Accreditation – Nursing

Smiths Medical Clinical Education Provider Unit is approved for providing continuing nursing education by the California Board of Nursing, provider number CEP 15005.

Approval as a provider refers only to this continuing education activity and does not imply California Board of Registered Nursing endorsement of any commercial products.

Accreditation – Respiratory

Select programs are approved for contact hour continuing respiratory care education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX, 75063. Program approval refers only to the continuing education activities and does not imply AARC endorsement of any commercial products

Commercial Support

These continuing education activities are supported by Smiths Medical North America. Please note that all Smiths Medical training options may not be available in all global regions.