Respiratory Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies

Respiratory Emergencies

by Sharon Bord, MD

Learn the basics and more in this Common Respiratory Emergencies course!

This course will provide you with a framework which enables you to think critically about patients who present to the Emergency Department with shortness of breath. You will learn which critical actions and initial diagnostic evaluations should be carried out, before moving on to more in-depth knowledge of specific causes of respiratory distress in the ER.

You will also get to know more about the symptoms and management of acute pulmonary edema and decompensated heart failure. More common respiratory emergencies which present to the ER, such as pulmonary embolism and asthma or COPD are also part of this online course.

Course Details

  • Videos 25
  • Duration 1:51 h
  • Quiz questions 62
  • Articles 5


Your Educators of course Respiratory Emergencies

 Sharon Bord, MD

Sharon Bord, MD

As an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Sharon Bord, M.D. knows how to teach important skills to students. She is a member of the Committee of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors and Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine and on the editorial board for a board review question book.

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Easy to understand!!
By ANZULE N. on 25. February 2019 for Respiratory Emergencies

Dr. Bord is very clear and easy to understand. She has interesting and common clinical correlates that I have already seen in my ED rotation.

very good
By Lucas C. on 06. February 2019 for Respiratory Distress: ABC Assessment

it is a very good lecture! I recommend!!!! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

By louis j. on 10. January 2019 for Respiratory Emergencies

I enjoyed Dr. Bord's review. All the main points covered, and easy to understand.

Integrates her clinical experience very well!
By Samuel M. on 12. December 2018 for Respiratory Emergencies

Fantastic professor, integrates her clinical experience very well. Enjoyed all of her course!