Long Beach Memorial Medical Center - Houssels Forum
2801 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804
Terry Woodard, CRT, RCP has over 36 years in the field of Respiratory Therapy Services. He earned a Degree in Biology and Business Administration, is a licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner, a BLS Instructor and BLS certified. Currently Terry is Director of Subacute Services with Premiere and for 11 of those years Terry was Director of Subacute Services at Longwood Management and 6 years Manager of Respiratory Services at Vital Care America. Prior he spent a year as a C.Q.I Coordinator at Vencor (Westminster), 14 years as a Respiratory Supervisor/Marketing Director where he founded the outreach program for Paracelsus and by early 1990 began training nurses and respiratory therapists to provide Skilled Respiratory Care to residents of skilled nursing facilities and Sub-Acute Units. He assembled the first approved Subacute Acquired Competency Training for the state of California that provides the minimum requirements and competencies to work in a subacute unit. Terry Woodard has also spent 4 years in the field as a Respiratory Supervisor of the neonatal Department at the Marina Hills Hospital.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to be a review at an intermediate/advanced level course for SLP including basic respiratory anatomy, physiology, the different ventilator modes of ventilation, how to suction correctly and the use of the Passy-Muir speaking valve. The participants will be provided with both classroom didactic and hands on practice. Following the in-service, participants will have their clinical skills validated.
The participant will:
1. Understand the basic anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system.
2. Understand the basic modes of ventilation used to ventilate ventilator dependent patients.
3. Describe the parts of a tracheostomy tube and the different types of tubes used in the acute and sub-acute setting.
4. Describe the purpose and indications of the Passy-Muir speaking valve for mechanical ventilation and non-mechanical ventilation residents.
Continental Breakfast and lunch provided
8:30 - 3:30
6 CE'S offered
Medical Speech-Language Pathology Council of California
21660 East Copley Dr., Suite #300
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
MSCC - PDP #74
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