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The role of Respiratory Therapists in neo/ped ICUs
Rob DiBlasi, RRT-NPS, FAARC, Manager of Research and Quality Improvement at Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute will take us through a journey describing the important role that respiratory therapists play in the neonatal and pediatric ICUs.

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 #185924000

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-F1-0042)

"For U.S. Healthcare Professionals, this course offers contact hours. Participants who provide healthcare in MA or VT will not receive a contact hours certificate. This does NOT apply to EMS professionals. HCPs who meet the expanded covered recipient provider types under the federal Open Payments program and receive contact hours are subject to reporting under this national disclosure program. By completing this course, you agree to receiving contact hours and having this transfer of value reported as applicable. Please see the Open Payments resources page (https://www.cms.gov/OpenPayments/Program-Participants/Newly-Added-Covered-Recipients) for more information."

Oct 25, 2021 10:00 AM in Mountain Time (US and Canada)

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Manager of Research and Quality Improvement @Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute
Rob DiBlasi RRT-NPS, FAARC is the Manager of Research in the Respiratory Care Department at the Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Institute. He manages the Applied Translational Respiratory Research Lab where he conducts aerosol, pre-clinical and clinical research on novel modes of pediatric life support, inhaled therapies, and lung protective strategies. Ongoing research is focused on neonatal, pediatric and adult pulmonary mechanics monitoring, patient/ventilator interaction, inhaled nitric oxide, aerosolized surfactants, ventilator induced lung injury, mechanical ventilator performance, and other nebulized respiratory medications. He has published over 50 papers in peer review journals and 10 textbook chapters related to neonatal/pediatric Respiratory Care. He is also a fellow of the American Association for Respiratory Care and has provided hundreds of lectures both nationally and internationally.