Pulmonary Edema, 2nd Edition

19.95
Online
Elective
About the Course:

The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide advanced respiratory care practitioners with up-to-date continuing education on the pathophysiologic processes, clinical findings, diagnoses, etiologic factors, and current trends in the management of pulmonary ede

Learning Objectives:

Uponcompletion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the alveolar/capillary membrane and fluid transudation.
  • Describe basic pathophysiological mechanisms that cause pulmonary edema.
  • Identify specific examples of disorders leading to noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, their common clinical presentation, and possible interventions.
  • Discuss alterations in basic heart physiology that may cause cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
  • Summarize the diagnostic studies used to confirm pulmonary edema and current trends in treatment strategies.
About the Author

Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGST is an associate research professor and program director in the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Schools of Allied Health and Medicine, at Loma Linda University and program director of doctoral studies in health sciences at Trident University. She is also an adjunct researcher and advisor in  the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, as well as the founder of Tranquility Community Health in Colton, California. Dr. Marin received a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Riverside; an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics from Loma Linda University; a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical care from Loma Linda University; and an associate’s degree in respiratory therapy from Victor Valley College.
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Pulmonary Edema, 2nd Edition

19.95
About the Course:

The purpose of this intermediate-level course is to provide advanced respiratory care practitioners with up-to-date continuing education on the pathophysiologic processes, clinical findings, diagnoses, etiologic factors, and current trends in the management of pulmonary ede

Learning Objectives:

Uponcompletion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the alveolar/capillary membrane and fluid transudation.
  • Describe basic pathophysiological mechanisms that cause pulmonary edema.
  • Identify specific examples of disorders leading to noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, their common clinical presentation, and possible interventions.
  • Discuss alterations in basic heart physiology that may cause cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
  • Summarize the diagnostic studies used to confirm pulmonary edema and current trends in treatment strategies.
About the Author

Traci Marin, PhD, MPH, RRT, RPGST is an associate research professor and program director in the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Schools of Allied Health and Medicine, at Loma Linda University and program director of doctoral studies in health sciences at Trident University. She is also an adjunct researcher and advisor in  the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, as well as the founder of Tranquility Community Health in Colton, California. Dr. Marin received a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of California, Riverside; an MPH in epidemiology and biostatistics from Loma Linda University; a bachelor’s degree in emergency medical care from Loma Linda University; and an associate’s degree in respiratory therapy from Victor Valley College.