Mechanical Ventilation (Nursing)

Mechanical Ventilation (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN
Mechanical ventilation is the process of providing artificial respiration through use of a ventilator to individuals unable to breath independently. This course provides an overview of indications for use, potential complications and nursing interventions for those receiving mechanical ventilation.

An understanding of the respiratory system and common respiratory diseases and disorders is essential to fully comprehending this course. Mechanical ventilation is a life-saving intervention that is used for clients of all ages and genders. Regardless of where a nurse chooses to work, understanding the basics of mechanical ventilation and the risks and complications associated with it is necessary to provide competent care to diverse client populations.

Course Details

  • Videos 7
  • Duration 1:08 h
  • Quiz questions 31
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Mechanical Ventilation (Nursing)

 Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

Rhonda Lawes, PhD, RN

Dr. Rhonda Lawes is a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE), and an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing in Oklahoma, USA.
She obtained her PhD in Educational Psychology from Oklahoma State University in 2016.
Due to her achievements, she has earned numerous teaching awards. She teaches nursing students how to use the science of cognitive learning to maximize their study effectiveness.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Lawes is the Director of Nursing Education Programs, and teaches courses on Pharmacology (Nursing), Medical Surgical Nursing and Pathophysiology.

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By Valarie H. on 02. November 2023 for Management of Mechanical Ventilators (Nursing)

The lecture broke down everything about the ventilator and as a nurse what I must do!!!