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Description

This article discusses the many causes of increased work of breathing and the corresponding interventions to use before the patient experiences acute respiratory distress or failure.

Purpose of Activity

To review the causes of increased work of breathing and the corresponding interventions in the pediatric population.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Identify common causes and important indications of pediatric respiratory distress.
  2. List appropriate nursing interventions to reduce the work of breathing.
Price: $12.95

Credits:

  • 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.

Professions: Respiratory Therapist
Test Code: NMIE0516B-RT
Published: Oct 2016
Expires: 2/15/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Catherine E.F. Ensz, BSN, RN, CPN; Elizabeth P. Crusse, MA, MS, RN, CNE
Categories: Pediatrics , Respiratory
Specialties: Pediatrics