Hypoxemia


October 1st, 2010 - October 1st, 2013
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

Hypoxemia occurs when there is a low level of oxygen in the blood. Hypoxemia may be manifested by changes in mental status, shortness of breath, increase in blood pressure, changes in heart rate, dysrhythmias, cyanosis diaphoresis, and cool extremities. Hypoxemia often leads to hypoxia, which is a decrease of oxygen to the tissues of the body.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 10/1/2013

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to: 1.) Recognize and evaluate hypoxemia in the inpatient and outpatient setting. 2.) Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of common oxygen delivery devices. 3.) Compare and contrast compressed oxygen versus liquid oxygen delivery systems.

Webcasts Files

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Hypoxemia Handout - 2 per page

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Hypoxemia Handout - 4 per page

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.