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Universal Capnography: What, When, How and Why!

Thursday, January 14, 2010 (EST)

Watch the archived webcast below!

How many asthmatics does your agency see in a month? If it's more than you can count, don't miss this webcast! You'll learn about the various uses of capnography, including uses in non-intubated patients, by hearing from a capnography expert and reviewing case studies.

At the conclusion of the webcast, the participant will be able to:

* Articulate the definition of capnography.
* Identify various capnography waveforms, including normal, hypoventilation, hyperventilation, bronchospastic and absent.
* List the current and possible future uses for capnography in emergency medicine.

Sponsored by:

Oridion Capnography, Inc.


Pat Brandt, RN

Pat Brandt, RN, has worked in EMS for more than 25 years as an EMS transport nurse, an emergency department nurse, a paramedic educator and as an EMS quality manager. She retired as the EMS quality manager and paramedic instructor for Orange County (Fla.) Fire Rescue Department, where she was involved in the initiation of the use of capnography in both the intubated and non-intubated patient. She served on the state committee in Florida that developed and supported the legislative rules requiring the use of continuous waveform capnography by Florida EMS.

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