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Personalizing Airway Pressure Release Ventilation

This full day lecture series will inform attendees on the basic science and clinical application of Airway Pressure Release Ventilation (APRV) using specific methodology developed clinically and optimized in the research setting.  Lectures will focus on the methodology used within the mode of APRV in generating Time Controlled Adaptive Ventilation (TCAV) and how the term TCAV came to be.

APRV Lecture Registration Closed

An Introduction to Time Controlled Adaptive Ventilation

Coordinated by SUNY Upstate Medical Center

Target Audience

Physicians, Respiratory Therapists, Nurses and healthcare providers interested in understanding the science and application of APRV.

Features and Information

Credit Designation

Application has made to the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) for continuing education contact hours for respiratory therapists.

Gary Nieman, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Nader Habashi M.D., R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Penny Andrews, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Josh Satalin, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Michaela Kollisch-Singule M.D., SUNY Upstate Medical University

Lecture Schedule*
8:00–8:30 A.M. Introduction and Welcome Nader Habashi
8:30–9:30A.M. Dynamic Alveolar Physiology: The Key to Stability is Time TBD
9:30–10:30 A.M. Time Controlled Adaptive Ventilation to Minimize VILI Gary Nieman
10:30–10:45 A.M. Refreshment Break
10:45 A.M.–11:45 P.M Time Controlled PEEP – A Product of Properly Set APRV Josh Satalin/Gary Nieman
11:45–12:30 P.M. Lunch
12:30–1:30 P.M. TCAV Settings and Clinical Application Using APRV Penny Andrews
1:30–2:15 P.M. TCAV-Spontaneous Breathing and Hemodynamics  Nader Habashi
2:15-2:30P.M. Refreshment Break Entire Team
2:30-3:30 P.M. TCAV and Weaning Nader Habashi
3:30-4:30 P.M. Myths and Misconceptions Penny Andrews
4:30-5:00 P.M. Q & A All

*Speaker Availability Subject to Change

Participant will differentiate modes based on the analysis of the mechanical breath profile.

Participant will identify components of the mechanical breath profile critical for alveolar stability.

Participant will define TCAV settings and rationale for clinical application.

Participant will outline steps for weaning from TCAV.

January 23 – Renaissance Orlando Sea World Resort – 6677 Sea Harbor Drive Orlando, FL 32821

January 25 – Marriott Coral Springs Hotel & Convention Center – 11775 Heron Bay Blvd. Coral Springs, FL 33076

April 16 – Marriott San Francisco-Fisherman’s Wharf – 1250 Columbus Avenue San Francisco, CA 94133

April 17 – Long Beach Memorial Medical – 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Houssel Forum – Ground Floor, Long Beach CA 90806

April 19 – Sheraton San Diego Marina – 1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego, CA 92101

June 6 – NYC Simulation Ctr. for Health Sciences – 462 First Avenue Building C & D; 3rd Floor New York, NY 10016

June 8 – Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley – 4500 Marriott Drive Raleigh, NC 27612

Complimentary as part of an unrestricted educational grant by Drager Medical.