Instructor: Deepika Malhotra, BS, RRT

2 hours  |  0.2 ASHA CEUs  |  self-paced

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Mechanical Ventilation: Key Concepts for the SLP

SLPs can care for patients requiring ventilator support in a variety of settings, from ICU to home.

This self-paced webinar, taught by a respiratory therapist, informs SLPs of key concepts of mechanical ventilation in order to help you create better-informed care plans for medically-complex patients.

The full course will be available to access on May 24, 2024, following the live webinar on May 22.

What you'll learn

  • Basic respiratory terms 
  • Differences between NIV and MV (noninvasive and mechanical ventilation) 
  • The purpose of mechanical ventilation  
  • Indications of mechanical ventilation, basic terms and concepts  
  • How to differentiate between various ventilator modes and settings 

ASHA CEUs / Continuing Education

  • This course is 2 hours long (2 PDH / professional development hours) and is approved for 0.2 ASHA CEUs. Partial credit is not offered.
  • All participants who meet course requirements receive a certificate of completion, regardless of ASHA CE reporting status.
  • If you want your participation in this course reported to ASHA for CEUs, you must select that option at checkout. It's not possible to change your mind later.
  • ASHA CEU reporting for this course is offered until: May 24, 2029

The Presenter

Deepika Malhotra BS, RRT is a respiratory therapist with 20 years of clinical experience. She has provided care in a variety of settings including critical care, general hospital floor care, pulmonary function testing (PFT), interventional pulmonology, and home care.

Most recently, Deepika has shared her expertise as a hospital-based Respiratory Educator.

Financial: Receives an honorarium for this course.
Nonfinancial: None 

Pay just once and get unlimited access all courses for a whole year!

If you want ASHA CE reporting, you must select the option including ASHA CE reporting.

*no* ASHA CEUs

$ 49 USD

  • 2 hours of premium education
  • Earn a certificate
  • Unlimited 1-year access


$ 60 USD

  • 2 hours of premium education 
  • Earn a certificate
  • Unlimited 1-year access
  • ASHA CE reporting once course approved

Student Discounts

Student discounts are available for SLP students currently enrolled in a university program.  
Save even more when your entire university class or group enrolls!
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Policies & FAQs

This course does not include a Facebook group, email follow-up questions, or any 1:1 access to the instructor. Because of this, the course is priced accordingly and contains comprehensive information and resources.

You are invited to get further guidance for your questions using the following options:

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  2. Book Brooke for a private 1:1 virtual consultation (tap here)

If you have a disability and may need accommodations, please email before registering for the course. If reasonable accommodations will allow you to complete the course, we will make them.

No refunds for webinars. No refunds for participants who enroll without agreeing to terms of use. You must complete the course within the time frame indicated at enrollment; course access will automatically expire after that time.

If a participant is unable to complete a course, no refunds are offered. If the Instructor and/or MedSLP Consultants must cease offering the course at any time, enrolled participants will be given 30-days notice to complete the course prior to termination of access. 

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