Clinical Management of Mechanical Ventilation 1

This micro skills course reviews the initial settings during mechanical ventilation and the management of abnormal blood gases.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
Royal College of Anaesthetists

What will I learn?

  1. By the end of this session you will be able to:
  2. Choose the correct initial settings when commencing a patient on positive pressure ventilation
  3. List the important causes of hypoxaemia and hypercapnia during positive pressure ventilation
  4. Describe the management of hypoxaemia during mechanical ventilation
  5. Describe the management of hypercapnia during mechanical ventilation

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.