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Skills Fair -postponed 1 week

Skills Fair -postponed 1 week

New Date: January 23, 24 25, 2024 Time: 0730 & 1800 each day Attendance at one of the sessions is required Skills: ABG, Airvo, Bellavista, Documentation/Charging, Inomax Evolve DS, My Path (evals), Tracheostomy

CEUs from Respiratory Associates

CEUs from Respiratory Associates

Respiratory Associates, producing AARC approved courses since 1996. Our Annual CEU Subscription gives you access to all of our CEU courses, currently over 100 hours recorded plus 200 hours of real-time live broadcasts (Zoom) available, for 365 days from purchase for $99 per year. Our Click to read more…

Q&A: How much PEP?

Q&A: How much PEP?

Question: How much PEP is delivered by the Aerobika OPEP? Answer: It’s flow dependent. More flow equals more PEP. As I tested the Aerobika at a normal flow rate, I achieved about 12cmH2O on a “1” setting, and about 20cmH2O on the “5” setting (maximum). Click to read more…

Pediatric Manager

Pediatric Manager

Medical City Dallas Hospital welcomes our new Pediatric Manager, Prince John. Prince comes to us from Children’s Dallas and has previous experience as a Supervisor at Medical City.

New BellaVista BiPaP Configuration

New BellaVista BiPaP Configuration

Most of you are aware that the BellaVista ventilator is capable of being used not only as a conventional ventilator, but also as a BiPAP, and High Flow Oxygen. Because of a shortage of V60s, 5 of our fleet of BellaVista ventilators have been configured Click to read more…

EZPAP Vs. Aerobika in Treatment of Rib Fractures

EZPAP Vs. Aerobika in Treatment of Rib Fractures

The following essay was generated using ChatGPT, with he command to “write an essay explaining why EZPAP was preferred over Oscillatory PEP (Aerobika) in the treatment of Rib Fractures. I have reviewed and validated the content and agree with the conclusion. You are free to Click to read more…

Morgan Mora Receives City Star

Morgan Mora Receives City Star

Once a month, in a presentation in the Children’s atrium, Chris Mowan, CEO of Medical City Dallas Hospital awards “City Stars” to those individuals that have gone above and beyond. This month, Respiratory Therapy Supervisor Morgan Mora was recognized for her contributions in the CICU. Click to read more…

Sheila Phillips Wins Award

Sheila Phillips Wins Award

Congratulations to Sheila for winning the BEE award for her excellent work: Sheila is vital to the discharge planning education and training of our parents of our trach/vent children throughout the tower.  The skill level that it takes to ensure that our trach/vent children are Click to read more…