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Reducing Respiratory Readmissions: Airway Clearance Strategies and Management

Online
1.0 credits
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Course Type
Online

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the components of the current Hospital Readmission Reduction Program.
  • Appreciate the prevalence and causes of 30 day readmissions for patients with Pneumonia and COPD.
  • Recognize the prevalence of Bronchiectasis within COPD and that those patients have worse outcomes.
  • Become aware of the critical role of airway clearance therapy in the improved management of pulmonary complications, Pneumonia and COPD inside and outside the hospital.
  • Understand managing the chronic as well as the acute phases of COPD and Bronchiectasis to prevent respiratory readmissions.
  • Discuss patient-focused, healthcare team and system-wide strategies to help reduce respiratory readmissions.

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Instructor

HealthStream™

Course content is provided via HealthStream™.

Access is open to any healthcare provider free of charge, using the link above.

CE Credit Hours are granted and managed by HealthStream™, Provider Number CEP13221.

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