ECCO 4: Caring for Patients with Pulmonary Disorders, Part 2 - PCU

ECCO 4: Caring for Patients with Pulmonary Disorders, Part 2 - PCU

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Online Course, 2020


Product Code: ECCO4P2pMIND

Caring for Patients with Pulmonary Disorders: Part 2

Subscription Length - 6 months 


Pulmonary, Part 2 provides an in-depth review of managing the patient who is receiving invasive mechanical ventilation. Nursing priorities are identified for managing patients with endotracheal vs. tracheostomy tubes, assessing readiness for weaning, spontaneous awakening and breathing trials, weaning and extubation vs. decannulation and preventing complications associated with mechanical ventilation. Within each topic, you will explore assessments, evidence-based interventions and strategies to prevent complications.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the different ventilation tubes and how mechanical ventilation is initiated for patients unable to breathe on their own.
  • Manage virtual patients requiring mechanical ventilation using evidence-based practices. 

Similar Resource

Some of the content in this modular course is also available in the free "COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources" course. 

Derived From ECCO

The contents of this modular course are from “Essentials of Critical Care Orientation” (ECCO) 4.0’s PCU track.

Designed for nurses new to working in progressive or intensive care units, ECCO applies current, evidence-based practice to equip learners with the knowledge and confidence to provide safe patient care in the PCU. Featuring evidence-based learning, real-life patient scenarios and virtual simulations, ECCO (PCU) consists of 17 modules that offer up to 67.72 continuing education (CE) contact hours. 

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CE hours are provided for this ECCO modular course.

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, Provider Number 0012. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP1036, for up to 3.45 contact hours. 

CE Expiration Date: July 1, 2026.

This product is nonrefundable.