Respiratory Simulation Specialists


Tension Pneumothorax Webinar

Help! The vent alarms are going crazy and the patient’s SAT’s have plummeted!

In this free 30 minute webinar you will learn how to create a scenario to let clinicians practice how to deal with this type of cry for help – without putting a real patient at risk.  Please join IngMar Medical on Friday, April 29th at 1:00 pm EST for our next free webinar: Ventilator Emergency – Tension Pneumothorax.

The webinar will teach you how to create the tension pneumothorax emergency scenario in this two minute video using the RespiSim® System.

This brief 15 minute scenario will feature a septic patient who is intubated due to decreasing mental status. We will then identify the acute ventilator emergency and solutions to fix this patient issue. In addition, we will take a more in-depth look at the patient models we have created using the ASL 5000 Breathing Simulator. At the conclusion of the scenario, we will open the floor for a question and answer session with our Clinical Educator Amanda Dexter, MS, RRT, CHSE.

“It’s imperative that respiratory therapists be able to identify the symptoms of a tension pneumothorax quickly and efficiently, as it can be fatal in a matter of minutes,” says IngMar Medical’s Clinical Educator Kimber Haug, BS, RRT. “Time is of the essence in this situation, especially if a physician or nurse needs to be called to the bedside to perform a needle decompression. Using IngMar Medical’s RespiSim® System and RespiPatient® together, every aspect of this emergency event can be recreated – from our spontaneously breathing patient, to vital signs and assessment parameters, to the procedure of needle decompression.”

For details and to register for Ventilator Emergency – Tension Pneumothorax webinar, click here. Please note that registration is required for this webinar. This webinar is recommended for current and prospective RespiSim® customers, however anyone is welcome.

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