Ventilator Assisted Care Case Study

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Karen Meunier, is the education consult for New Orleans’s Childrens Hospital Ventilator Assisted Care Program (VACP). Mrs. Meunier educated the audience on the history of ventilators. Next, Mrs. Meunier stated the criteria for the children who are enrolled in the Ventilator Assisted Care Program. Overall, these children either have a neuromuscular, brain and/or spinal cord injury, and/or birth related diagnosis. The children in the program live at home in Louisiana, under the age of 26, Medicaid eligible, and require daily mechanical support of respiratory efforts. Lastly, Mrs. Meunier informs the audience about each member in the VACP staff. The VACP staff includes an education consultant, respiratory therapist trainer, two case managers,
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