About the Course

This content has been certified by the CPD Certification Service (Certificate Number: A028409) as conforming to continuing professional development principles. This course has been allocated 1 CPD Hour in duration.

Jeanne Pettinichi presents "COPD Exacerbations: Nursing Care with Mask-Free NIV".

In this course you'll learn about:

  • Overview of recent literature and implications of high velocity therapy as a mask-free alternative to non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NiPPV).
  • Describe the mechanisms of action and clinical efficacy of High Velocity Therapy
  • Understand the nursing care applications of High Velocity Therapy for the patient with acute exacerbation of COPD.

Presenter Bio

Jeanne Pettinichi

Jeanne has 34 years’ experience as a nurse including 20 years working in Pediatric Emergency Nursing. She has nearly 10 years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Education Specialist at two Level I Trauma Centers, the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Hospital, and the Emergency Medicine & Trauma Center at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. She obtained her BSN from Vanderbilt University and her MSN degree from Northern Kentucky University. Jeanne currently serves as the Clinical Nurse Educator for Vapotherm


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