Philips Respironics provides a variety of Continuing Education programs for Respiratory Therapists, Case Managers, Sleep Technicians and Nurses. All of the programs below have been approved for continuing education credits. Please contact your local Philips Respironics representative for more information regarding these programs.
Therapeutic Options for Patients with OSA
Review the prevalence and impact of sleep-disordered breathing, discuss the identification of PAP therapy after PSG completion, and assess the various forms of therapy for OSA and CSA.
Advanced Algorithms for Sleep-Disordered Breathing
Learn about leak and triggering technology, understand the CPAP breathing algorithms (such as AutoEPAP and C-Flex), and identify the breathing algorithms for periodic breathing and respiratory insufficiency.
Titration Guidelines for CPAP, Bilevel, Servo Ventilation and AVAPS
List the titration goals for OSA management, understand the suggested protocols for titrations, and review the titration process for CPAP, bilevel, servo ventilation and AVAPS.
Data Management of the Sleep-Disordered Breathing Patient
Review the management and follow-up of PAP therapy through the use of the Encore data management software, and learn how to interpret the reports and waveforms.
The Mask Experience
A lecture, followed by a hands-on session to learn how to choose the right mask for the right patient.
Choosing the Right Mask for the Right Patient
Understand why choosing the appropriate mask can overcome the challenges of the obstructive sleep apnea patient.
Fundamentals of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Understand the pathology and prevalence of OSA and learn how to recommend appropriate diagnostic and treatment options.
Tools for Successful Therapy Compliance
This session will cover the challenges of running a successful sleep apnea compliance program and provide caregivers with the clinical tools techniques to be successful.