Originally Recorded November 13, 2020
9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PDT
No fee is associated with this activity.
The purpose of this webcast is to discuss the history, technology, and clinical value of capnography monitoring both in the Critical Care setting, as well as those clinical areas that are typically not monitored.
We will discuss the applicability, the benefits, and the barriers that must be overcome when using this technology.
- History of capnography
- Capnography and the vital sign parameter measured through patient monitoring
- The normal upper and lower limits of CO2
- The differences between mainstream and sidestream capnography
- Three settings other than the operative suite where capnography is beneficial to patient care
- Differentiate ventilation from oxygenation and identify the appropriate technology for measuring each
- Articulate barriers to capnography technology use and potential remedies
George Kirschling has over 30 years of nursing experience in a variety of critical care and specialty care settings. George is recognized as a highly effective educator of adults and an overall expert in patient monitoring. George has dedicated himself to improving the quality of healthcare by empowering caregivers with knowledge and confidence, while facilitating the introduction of new technologies within their unique clinical settings.
As a Clinical Consultant, George builds partnerships with hospital leaders; assisting them with achieving their health care management goals through the design and implementation of relevant technologies. He specializes in identifying, designing, and implementing these pivotal technology solutions while addressing key challenges, resulting in improvements in the quality of care, patient safety, and clinical workflow.