The respiratory system is composed of lungs and the airway and is involved in two main functions: supplying oxygen to all parts of the body and expelling carbon dioxide from the body. Any complication or disease of the respiratory system can be life-threatening as it may disrupt the normal breathing in a patient. The CNA should be able to identify any respiratory complications in a patient. Therefore, the purpose of inservice is to inform and educate nurse aides on the signs and symptoms of some common respiratory disorders
Capra Garrison, Registered Nurse, has more than 33 years of experience in infusion therapy and the instruction of licensed nurses in infusion therapy continuing education. Her experience comes from multiple infusion settings: acute care, ambulatory infusion centers, home infusion, long term care continuing education provider, and long term care pharmacy quality assurance consultant.
Provider approved by the California Department of Public Health, Nurse Aide Certification (NAC) #: 7046. This document must be retained by the certified nurse assistant for a period of four years after the course completion. Provider approved by the Florida and Wyoming Boards of Nursing-Certified Nursing Assistants, CE Broker Provider #: 50-13256.