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Activity Steps


This course provides an overview of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in children, including causes, incidence, pathophysiology, risk factors, signs and symptoms, and diagnostic tests and evaluations. This course is a companion to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Pediatric: Management.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of ARDS.
  2. Discuss risk factors for and common potential causes of ARDS in children.
  3. Identify signs and symptoms of ARDS in children.
Price: $12.95


  • AARC 1.0 CH

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063.

Professions: Respiratory Therapist
Test Code: CCA00256RT
Published: Dec 2019
Expires: 12/1/2021
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Michelle Ahnberg, MSN, RN Tracey Wagner, MSN, RN Amy Kennedy, MSN, RN Sherry Ratajczak, MSN, RN, CRNP Tahitia Timmons, MSN, RN-BC, OCN