Weaning patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation, London 2016

Target audience
Allied health professionals, nurses, trainees and doctors.
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Educational aims

Following this course, participants will

  • understand the weaning process and the role of the MDT in weaning from NIV
  • be able to identify the roles of the MDT in weaning patients from PMV
  • assess cough and be familiar with various methods used to assist a cough
  • understand how fiber-optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) can be used in weaning and risk factors for dysphagia in tracheostomised patients
  • have increased clinical and research knowledge of nutrition in respiratory failure
  • have experienced the impairments of people with PMV using simulation suits and explored its functional implications
  • be able to describe the various types of tracheostomy tubes and the process of decannulation
  • have a better understanding of MDT roles and how to improve collaborative working to provide better patient care and outcomes
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides Introduction to the course: a complex case of difficult weaning
N. Hart (London, United Kingdom)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides Difficult-to-wean patients: can we avoid the problem?
S. Nava (Bologna, Italy)
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B. Schönhofer (Hannover, Germany)
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M. Gonçalves (Porto, Portugal)
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 [+]  PDF journal article, handout or slides PDF journal article, handout or slides Role of the occupational therapist in the difficult-to-wean patient
J.-S. Lee (London, United Kingdom)
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A. Reddy (London, United Kingdom)
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C. Iezzi (London, United Kingdom)
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R. Puthussery (London, United Kingdom)
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