If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

Expiration: 9/30/2024

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00.

Course Description

This course will define NPPV in colloquial terms as well as proprietary labels. The presenter will discuss indications for NPPV by examining the evidence for common uses as well as exploring concepts of emerging applications. Contraindications for NPPV therapy and concepts of why these contraindications exist will be explored. Finally, the presenter will identify clinical successes with NPPV therapy, as well as methods to improve success and enhance the patient/ventilator experience.


Jared Blevins BSRC, RRT-ACCS


Target Audience

Nurses and Respiratory Care Practitioners and other interested healthcare providers


Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

define NPPV.

discuss indications for NPPV.

identify contraindications for NPPV.

identify successes of NPPV to enhance the patient/ventilator experience.


Length of Course

60 minutes


Credit Statements

Licensed Nurses: This nursing continuing education activity awards 1.0 contact hours upon successful completion. Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.


Disclosure Statement

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.


The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.


Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.