Effect Of Innovation Within The Healthcare Industry

1533 Words Aug 14th, 2015 7 Pages
The effect of innovations within the healthcare industry leads to many scientific and technical changes in healthcare delivery. To cope with these changes, there necessitate to prepare and train healthcare workers to improve employees ' knowledge and the quality of care. Limited clinical experience with new mode of mechanical ventilation, such as Airway Pressure Released Ventilation mode, make its implementation difficult in real critical world. Adequate staff training time, offsite support services, and backup from ventilator manufacturers are essential to improve employees ' knowledge and skills. My research topic seeks to investigate the effectiveness of scenario-based learning in training healthcare practitioners in the use of APRV. Airway Pressure Released Ventilation (APRV) was first introduced by Dr. Christine Stock and Dr. John Downs, in the late 1980s. The APRV application was originally used as a rescue therapy to manage ARDS patients who have difficulty in oxygenation.{40} The Drager Evita was the first ventilator provide APRV. Other ICU ventilator manufacturers incorporated APRV mode with different terminology. Such as, the Maquet Servoi refers to APRV as Bi-vent; the Puritan Bennett 840 uses the term Bi-level; the Cardinal AVEA uses Bi-phasic; and Hamilton G5 refers to APRV as DouPAP.{13} Airway Pressure Released Ventilation is a form of nonconventional mode of ventilation that based on open-lung principle.{13} It is a time triggered, pressure limited, and…
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