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Mechanical Ventilation (A Case-based Approach)

The Course is designed to help Critical Care residents and practicing specialist in gaining reasonable understanding of Mechanical Ventilation.


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    8 weeks, 2 Hours per week

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About This Course

Objective of the course: To discuss in-depth the common issue in Mechanical Ventilatio.

This course has a unique content structure for an in depth study and discussion in Mechanical ventilation. Needless to say that Mechanical ventilation is one of the backbones in the intensive care unit. Anyone who intends to practice the art of critical care needs to have a multidimensional knowledge of all the scenarios that he/she would encounter during mechanical ventilation anticipated and unanticipated events crop up with mechanical ventilation and so anyone involved in the care of such patients needs the knowledge and acumen to deal with such events.

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This course consists of 8 Modules written in the form of Video narrations and case scenarios, each with questions and multiple-choice answers and a thorough discussion and explanation of each answer bringing out the reasoning of the right as well as the wrong answer. This is probably an unconventional approach to an in-depth study in mechanical Ventilation.

Meet the Instructor

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Dr. Sanjith Saseedharan

HOD- Critical Care, S.L.Raheja Hospital

Dr. Sanjith has done his basic training in anaesthesia from the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak Municipal and General Hospital following which has done his training in critical care medicine from the Ruby Hall Clinic in Pune. He developed a keen interest in neurotrauma, neurocritical care and nutrition in the said institutes and hence went on to complete a Fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical care at the 2000 bedded Hadassah university teaching hospital at Israel where he trained under stalwarts like Charles Sprung and Charles Weissmann and probably is one of the few critical care physicians to have a substantial training fellowship in Neurocritical care overseas. He also holds the European Diploma in Intensive care.
Dr Sanjith has been in the forefront of teaching and is presently teacher for the Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine course(from the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine) , Fellowship Course in Critical Care Medicine from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and the Indian Diploma in Critical Care Nursing. He has been an invited faculty for many conferences national and international. He has received the award for the best innovation for his application “inutrimon” a nutrition support software for hospitalized patients. He has also presented papers in national and international conferences and has been honored with the best original research paper in the Emirates Critical care Conference ,Dubai.Dr Sanjith has a keen interest in nutrition and hence is instrumental in getting S.L.Raheja hospital Intensive care unit among the top 15 institutes in the world in the field of nutritional support in critical care in a survey conducted by the Canadian Nutrition Society.His passion in the field of mechanical ventilation is the driver for the annual conference that he conducts in the city of Mumbai year after year. He has 35 articles in peer reviewed journals .Dr Sanjith presently heads the Department of Critical care at the S.L.Raheja Hospital.

What will you learn

At the completion of this course the participant will be able to:
  • understand the common issue in Mechanical Ventilation with help of Case Study based approach.

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  • Physiology of Mechanical Ventilation
  • Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
  • Advanced Modes of Mechanical Ventilation
  • Weaning and Extubation
  • Trouble Shooting
  • Ancillary Therapy
  • Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
  • Graphics in Mechanical Ventilation

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Course FAQs

ICU Physicians, Intensivist, Pulmonologist, Anaesthesiologist.
The course is organized into 8 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is always open and participants may begin the course at any time.
As soon as you enroll in a course, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments become available once your session has officially begun.
Yes, some background knowledge pertaining the subject will be necessary. This course is directed towards MBBS/MD doctors who have done their post-graduation in Critical care.
If you pay for this course, you will have access to all the features and content you need to earn a Course Certificate. If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Certificate will be added on a link to your Dashboard page below the completed course - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
Yes, relevant work experience is beneficial as the courses on help practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals.