Ventilator modes and Troubleshoot

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Ventilator modes and Troubleshoot

Type of Course

Bio Medical Equipment

Faculty Type

Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics


5 Hours

Terminal Objective

The mechanical ventilation course covers the various modes of mechanical ventilation, how to write initial ventilator orders, ventilator troubleshooting, ventilator complications, indications for lung-protective ventilation, options for ventilator analgesia and sedation, prognostic indicators in prolonged mechanical ventilation, and criteria for extubation. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Indications for mechanical ventilation
  • Complications of mechanical ventilation
  • The various modes of mechanical ventilation
  • How to choose the initial ventilator settings
  • How to adjust ventilator setting to improve oxygenation
  • How to adjust ventilator settings to change ventilation
  • Ventilator troubleshooting
  • Ventilator weaning
  • Criteria for extubation
  • Ventilator sedation and analgesia

Key Topics

Case scenario

Setting up the modes 

Decision making

simulation case scenario with high fedility manikin