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Postoperative Respiratory Depression: Beyond Risk Factors
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

- Discuss physiology of respiratory drive
- Understand how risk factors for postoperative respiratory depression interfere with respiratory drive physiology
- Appreciate typical presentations of respiratory depression, including capnography patterns and temporal patterns
- Appreciate nuances in incidence of postoperative respiratory depression
- Identify methods to operationalize and integrate best risk stratification and monitoring practices into your facility

Language: English

Interpretation: Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese

This continuing education program is sponsored by Covidien LP, a subsidiary of Medtronic, and is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP#14189) for 1 contact hour.

This program is approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course #185252000

This program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour CE credit by by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (21-MEDT-F1-0035)

“For U.S. Healthcare Professionals, this course offers contact hours. However, participants who provide healthcare in MA or VT will not receive a contact hours certificate. This does NOT apply to EMS professionals.”

May 11, 2021 10:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Toby N Weingarten, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology @Mayo Clinic
Toby Weingarten is a Professor of Anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN with over 200 publications in the peer reviewed literature. One of his areas of research is postoperative respiratory depression. He is the Executive Section Editor of Respiration and Sleep Medicine for Anesthesia and Analgesia and serves on the board of directors with Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine. He is the chairperson for the clinical event committee for the PRODIGY trial.