Continuing Education

2 Days

Healthcare Practitioner



Mechanical ventilation for Adults course:
The program of this course is designed to focus on recent advances and treatment modalities in adult’s mechanical ventilation. The course is composed of two sections: a morning didactic learning followed by afternoon workshop where participants gain hands-on experience utilizing high fidelity manikins and state-of –art mechanical ventilators.
Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the design principles and algorithms behind the latest ventilators.

  • Analyze ventilator graphics, and assess the appropriate procedures for optimal patient ventilator synchrony.

  • Understand management of ventilators in patients with parenchymal lung disease, obstructive disease, and severe hypoxemia.

  • Differentiate the most appropriate way to wean patients off the ventilator.

Target Attendees:

  • ICU physicians

  • Anesthesia physicians

  • Residents and fellows in ICU, Anesthesia, and Emergency Medicine.

# of participants:
Maximum 20


Disclaimer:This course is an intellectual property of King Fahad Medical City, delivered at KFMC campus in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.