JEMS.Com / May 23, 2011
CPAP for Everyone!
Webinar brought to you by JEMS.com
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) by face mask has been in widespread use for respiratory distress within emergency departments and hospitals for years. It’s use in EMS is now skyrocketing across the country. For systems considering CPAP, this webcast will tell you what CPAP does for the patient and how it can effect clinical outcomes. Then we will explore who’s using it (BLS versus ALS), how to best apply it, what it costs, and how to plan for successful implementation.
Speaker: Keith Wesley, MD
Medical Director, State of Minnesota
Dr. Wesley is the state EMS medical director for Minnesota and the medical director for HealthEast Medical Transportation.