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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- recognize the benefits of overnight extubation after cardiac surgery.
- identify patients who are likely to benefit from overnight extubation after cardiac surgery.
- select patients who are most at risk of re-intubation after overnight extubation after cardiac surgery.
- infer that the current practice of overnight extubation is safe and can be continued without any associated harm.
- set up postoperative management protocols that will risk stratify and select patients most suitable for early overnight extubation.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2019-Aug-01
Expiration Date:2021-Aug-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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