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The eNeonatal Review Podcast

JUNE 2009: VOLUME 6, NUMBER 10

Heated, Humidified High-Flow Nasal Cannula as an Alternative to Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Providing Supplemental Oxygen to Premature Neonates

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CME/CNE INFORMATION
     
 Learning Objectives — back to top  
 
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Discuss factors leading to acceptance of heated, humidified, high-flow nasal cannula use considering the limited availability of peer-reviewed data.
Identify ways of reducing risk of exposing neonates to high pressure during heated, humidified, high-flow nasal cannula therapy.
Discuss what data is available regarding the risk of Gram-negative septicemia with the use of heated, humidified, high-flow nasal cannulas in neonates.
 
 
 accreditation statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nurses
The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Respiratory Therapists
Respiratory therapists should visit this page to confirm that AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ is accepted toward fulfillment of RT requirements.

credit designations
Physicians
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation on the activity. (Each newsletter: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™; each podcast: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. A maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ are available for the entire program.)


Nurses
This 1 contact hour educational activity is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Each newsletter carries a maximum of 1 contact hour for each of the 12 newsletters and 0.5 contact hours for each of the 6 podcasts in this program.

Respiratory Therapists
For United States: Visit this page to confirm that your state will accept the CE Credits gained through this program.

For Canada: Visit this page to confirm that your province will accept the CE Credits gained through this program.

There are no prerequisites or fees associated with this activity.

Statement of support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ikaria.

Launch date

April 30, 2009; activities expire 2 years from the date of publication ending on March 31, 2012.

Successful completion

To successfully complete this activity, participants must read the content, complete the post-test with a passing grade of 70%, and complete the evaluation. Participants can access and print statements of credit after successful completion of this activity.

disclaimer statement

The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine or The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing name implies a review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
 post-test
To take the post-test for eNeonatal Review you will need to access The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine or The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing websites; links are provided throughout the website and newsletters. If you have already registered for other Hopkins CE programs through these sites, simply enter the requested information when prompted. Otherwise, please complete the registration form to begin the testing process.

statement of responsibility
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing take responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME/CNE activity.

intended audience
This activity has been developed for neonatologists, NICU nurses and respiratory therapists working with neonatal patients. There are no fees or prerequisites for this activity.


internet cme/cne policy
The Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing are committed to protecting the privacy of its members and customers. Johns Hopkins maintains its Internet sites as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals and the public.

Continuing Medical Education at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CE Internet-based program. Your information will never be given to anyone outside these institutions. CE collects only the information necessary to provide you with the service you request.

faculty disclosure
As a provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to require the disclosure of the existence of any relevant financial interest or any other relationship a faculty member or a provider has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. The presenting faculty reported the following:

Edward E. Lawson, MD has indicated a financial relationship of grant/research support from The National Institutes of Health (NIH). He also receives financial/material support from Nature Publishing Group as the Editor of Journal of Perinatology.
Lawrence M. Nogee, MD has indicated no financial relationship with any commercial supporters.
Christoph U. Lehmann, MD has indicated a financial relationship of honoraria from Mead Johnson and Pediatrix.
Mary Terhaar, DNSc, RN has indicated no financial relationship with any commercial supporters.
Anthony Bilenki, MA, RRT has indicated no financial relationship with any commercial supporters.
Guest Author’s Disclosures

hardware & software requirements
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Program Information
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Credit Designations
Target Audience
Learning Objectives
Internet CME/CNE Policy
Faculty Disclosure
Disclaimer Statement

Length of Activity
1.0 hours Physicians
1 contact hour Nurses

Release Date
June 23, 2009

Expiration Date
June 22, 2011

Next Issue
July 16, 2009
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Respiratory Therapists
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