By the end of this program, the viewer should be able to:
- Recall the relationship between partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PaCO2) in blood and partial pressure of end-tidal carbon dioxide (PetCO2) levels.
- Discuss the reason capnography is a rapid assessment of inadequate ventilation.
- Discuss how capnography can reflect a reduction in cardiac output.
- Describe the four key applications of capnography in patient monitoring.
CE CREDIT INFORMATION
1 contact hour California Board of Registered Nursing
1.0 Category A CE Credit (ASRT)