Micro-credential Overview

Please note that this 20-hr online micro-credential is instructor-led. If you are interested in enrolling in this course, please contact Sault College's eLearning Department at elearning@saultcollege.ca. Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered. Learners who successfully complete the micro-credential will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the Course!

    • Before we begin...

    • Course Information

    • Course Learning Outcomes

    • Course Roadmap

    • Course Evaluation

    • Meet Your Instructor

    • Ask Your Instructor

  • 2

    Module 1: How the Human Body Breathes

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 1 Competency Check

  • 3

    Module 2: Oxygenation and the Fundamentals of Mechanical Ventilation

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 2 Competency Check

  • 4

    Module 3: Basic Ventilator Modes and Settings

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 3 Competency Check

  • 5

    Module 4: Control Modes

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 4 Competency Check

  • 6

    Module 5: Initial Ventilator Settings in Control Modes

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 5 Competency Check

  • 7

    Module 6: Spontaneous Modes and SIMV

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation: Time to Send This Workhorse Out to Pasture

    • Should Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation Be Abolished?

    • Module 6 Competency Check

  • 8

    Module 7: Non-Invasive Ventilation

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 7 Competency Check

  • 9

    Module 8: Introduction to ABGs and Interpretation

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 8 Competency Check

  • 10

    Module 9: Ventilation Changes Based on ABGs

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Module 9 Competency Check

  • 11

    Module 10: Putting it All Together

    • Your Module Tasks

    • Lesson Introduction

    • The Typical Sequence of Mechanical Ventilation

    • Ventilation Flow Chart (Simplified)

    • Ventilation Decision Tree

    • Case Study

    • Conclusion

    • Summative Case Evaluation

  • 12

    Next Steps

    • You're Almost Done

    • Before you go...

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