Module 2: Oxygenation and Ventilation

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the physiology of the respiratory system as it relates to ventilation and gas exchange
  2. Identify types of oxygen delivery systems/devices and when to use
  3. Describe how to safely use oxygen
  4. Describe how to safely use a pulse oximeter
  5. Describe how and when to use a resuscitation bag
  6. Identify causes of respiratory failure
  7. Identify conditions that require long term mechanical ventilation
  8. Identify how a breath is delivered and settings of ventilator use
  9. Explain the basic principles of ventilation
  10. Identify the different modes of ventilation
  11. Describe how to safely use a home ventilator
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Gretchen Cunningham, BS, RRT
American Family Children's Hospital
Grace Flanagan, RRT
Children's Wisconsin
Cynthia C Griffith, RN, BSN
Children's Wisconsin
Jennifer Henningfeld, MD
Director - Pediatric Tracheostomy and Home Ventilator Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Wisconsin
Cecilia Lang, MSN, CCRN, PPCNP-BC
Children's Wisconsin
Lisa Molkentine, RRT-NPS
Ch​​​​​ildren's Wisconsin


Holly Jacobson, RT
Ch​​​​​ildren's Wisconsin
Kim Whitmore, PhD, RN, CPN
Marquette University
Discloser List CME Internal Report

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