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Servo Ventilation Therapy for Sleep Disordered Breathing Resource Center:
Activity Three

 

Activity Title

Technology of Servo Ventilation
Michael Arzt, MD

 

Program Goals

The purpose of this educational activity is to review the indications and contraindications of Servo Ventilation. This includes an outline of the different phenotypes of sleep-disordered breathing with respect to the type of sleep apnea and the underlying breathing pattern. Special emphasis lies on the detailed description of the algorithm and pressure settings of servo ventilation devices to treat obstructive and central sleep apnea as well as periodic breathing.

The activity aims to provide useful information to operate servo ventilation within the parameters of its intended use.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with sleep disordered breathing. This especially applies to the following clinical and research fields: Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Care Medicine, Sleep Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Nursing and Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

After completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the indication and contraindication of Servo Ventilation
  2. List the modalities of positive airway pressure therapies
  3. Describe the operation of Servo Ventilation in relation to

    • treatment of obstructive apneas and hypopneas
    • treatment of central apneas and hypopneas
    • treatment of periodic breathing
    • effects on partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PCO2)

Faculty

CHAIRMAN

Virend Somers, MD, PhD 
Alice Sheets Marriott Professor 
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine 
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

CONTRIBUTING FACULTY

Michael Arzt, MD 
Professor of Internal Medicine, Sleep and Ventilation
University Hospital Regensburg
Germany

T. Douglas Bradley, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Winfried Randerath, MD 
Professor of Medicine
Clinic of Pneumology and Allergology Center for Sleep Medicine and Respiratory Care
Bethanien Hospital
University of Cologne

Renaud Tamisier, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Centre Hospitaliser Universitaire Michalon
Grenoble, France

Christine Won, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

Educational Activity Agenda

Technology of Servo Ventilation

  • Front Matter and Registration (3 minutes)
  • Faculty Introduction, Presentations and Roundtable Discussions (54 minutes)
  • Post Test, Evaluation, and Credit Application (10 minutes)

Release and Expiration Dates

Enduring Archive Release Date: August 31, 2018
Enduring Archive Expiration Date: August 31, 2019

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interests

Global Education Group requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Faculty Disclosures

The faculty reported the following financial relationship or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Virend Somers, MD

  • Consultant/Independent Contractor: Phillips, Res Med, Itamar, U-Health, Dane
    Garvin, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Grant/Research: Respironics foundation gift to Mayo
    Foundation; National Institutes of Health

Michael Arzt, MD

  • Grant/Research: ResMed, Philips Respironics
  • Speaker's Bureau: ResMed, Philips Respironics

Douglas Bradley, MD

  • Grant/Research: Philips Respironics

Winfried Randerath, MD

  • Grant/Research: Heinen & Lowenstein, Weinmann, Philips Respironics, Inspire
  • Speaker's Bureau: Heinen & Lowenstein, Weinmann, Philips Respironics, Inspire

Pr. Renaud Tamisier

  • Grant/Research Support: ResMed

Christine Won, MD

  • Nothing to disclose

Planners and Managers

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationship or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

GLOBAL EDUCATION GROUP / GANESCO, INC.

Lindsay Borvansky

  • Nothing to disclose

Andrea Funk

  • Nothing to disclose

Liddy Knight

  • Nothing to disclose

CME Provider Accreditation Statement

This activity is provided by Global Education Group.     

Physician Accreditation Statement - CME

Global Education Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

*This CME/CE activity complies with all requirements of the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act. If a reportable event is associated with this activity, the accredited provider managing the program will provide the appropriate physician data to the Open Payments database.

Physician Credit Designation - CME

Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Global Education Group

For information about the physician accreditation for this activity, please contact Global Education Group at (303) 395-1782, or inquire@globaleducationgroup.com.

How to Obtain CME/CE Credit

Attendees are expected to view the entire activity before attempting to take the test and/or complete the activity evaluation. Successful completion will lead to the issuance of a certificate for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or nursing credit. To receive credit, the course must be completed between August 31, 2018 and August 31, 2019.

Participation in this activity should be completed in approximately 1.25 hours. Please follow these steps in order to receive CME/CE credit for viewing the webcast:

  • Read all of the CME/CE accreditation information above.
  • View the complete electronic (web) activity.
  • Click on the link to apply for CME/CE credits.
  • Complete the online registration (registration is free).
  • Complete the online test and/or evaluation. Participants must receive a test score of at least 75% and answer all evaluation questions to receive a certificate.

After successfully completing the online test and/or evaluation, your application will be immediately processed and you will be given the opportunity to download a personalized CME/CE certificate for participation in this activity. 

Should you have any CME/CE questions regarding this activity, please contact:

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Fee Information

There is no fee for this educational activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Global Education Group (Global) does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality

Global Education Group protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. Global Education Group and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

Global Education Group, CHEST, Elsevier, and Dane Garvin Ltd. maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your non-public personal information.

Medium Used

This program has been made available online.
"Technology of Servo Ventilation"

System Requirements

To view this educational activity you will need a web browser with Javascript and either Flash or HTML5 enabled.  Nearly all modern web browsers will work.

Commercial Support Statement

This online Resource Center is supported by an Educational Grant from Philips Respironics, Inc.

Copyright

Copyright© 2018 by the American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights reserved. Permission for accreditation use granted to Global Education Group (Global). Web interface provided by Dane Garvin Ltd.