Over 500 flashcards aligned to the content in JBL's Comprehensive Respiratory Therapy Exam Preparation Guide, Third Edition -- by Craig L. Scanlan and Albert J. Heuer. Completely updated to reflect the 2015 NBRC TMC and CSE exams!
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An extensive study guide for respiratory therapy students and who are preparing to take the NBRC TMC exam
Over 500 flashcards, neatly divided into decks for topic areas such as Patient Data Evaluation and Recommendations; Troubleshooting and Quality Control of Equipment; and Infection Control, and Initiation and Modification of Interventions
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Chapter 01 - Evaluate Data in Patient Record
be able to assess relevant patient information in the patient medical record and apply it to optimize care
Chapter 02 - Gather Clinical Information
be able to show proficiency in collecting and interpreting patient data via interview, physical examination, and review of x-rays
Chapter 03 - Perform Procedures to Gather Clinical Information
be able to demonstrate knowledge of common diagnostic and monitoring procedures
Chapter 04 - Evaluate Procedure Results
be able demonstrate proficiency in patient assessment as well as evaluate pertinent clinical data to determine the patient's condition, develop good treatment plans and evaluate responses to therapy.
Chapter 05 - Recommend Diagnostic Procedures
be able to demonstrate a foundational knowledge of key diagnostic procedures as well as the ability to recommend them as needed
Chapter 06 - Assemble and Troubleshoot Equipment
be able to demonstrate the knowledge needed to select, use, and troubleshoot key equipment.
Chapter 07 - Ensure Infection Control
demonstrate the knowledge to ensure infection control such as hand hygiene and isolation procedures as well as equipment disinfection and handling of biohazardous waste
Chapter 08 - Perform Quality Control Procedures
demonstrate the knowledge needed to perform quality control procedures to ensure the devices used perform as expected
Chapter 09 - Maintain a Patent Airway
be able to demonstrate proficiency with many types of artificial airways available and know how to properly place, maintain, troubleshoot, and remove these devices
Chapter 10 - Perform Airway Clearance and Lung Expansion Techniques
be able to perform airway clearance and lung expansion techniques
Chapter 11 - Support Oxygenation and Ventilation
be able to demonstrate the knowledge needed to treat hypoxemia and initiating, optimizing, and discontinuing both invasive and noninvasive ventilatory support
Chapter 12 - Administer Medications and Specialty Gases
be able to demonstrate the basics regarding application and modification of heliox and inhaled nitric oxide systems
Chapter 13 - Ensure Modifications are Made to the Respiratory Care Plan
be able to demonstrate the knowledge needed to ensure modifications are made to the respiratory care plan in many areas based on patient's response and/or changes to clinical status.
Chapter 14 - Evidence-Based Medicine Principles
be able to demonstrate knowledge related to locating, evaluating, and applying evidence-based or clinical practice guidelines in assessing a patient's physiologic state and making recommendations related to the patient's care plan
Chapter 15 - Provide Respiratory Care in High-Risk Situations
Be able to demonstrate knowledge needed to provide respiratory care techniques in high-risk situations
Chapter 16 - Assist a Provider in Performing Procedures
Be able to demonstrate the knowledge needed to act as an assistant to the physician performing a variety of special procedures
Chapter 17 - Initiate and Conduct Patient and Family Education
Be able to demonstrate the knowledge needed to initiate and conduct patient and family education