SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Emergency Ventilator Considerations (1 airway)

Ventilator considerations in an emergency setting

Description

  1. Why might a patient be going home on a ventilator?
  2. Who will be in the home caring for the ventilator dependent person?
  3. What should I be thinking about when I get called to a 911 call for a vent patient?
    1. Respiratory events?
    2. Equipment I should take?
  4. Ventilator demo with LTV1150:
    1. Turning the vent on and off
    2. Silence reset
    3. Making changes
    4. Oxygen supply
    5. Bypassing heater or transport vent
    6. Batteries
    7. A/C power supply
  5. Review of information covered in CareGiver training guide for LTV