First Isolation Attempts The Plague doctor illustration is from Devils, Drugs & Doctors (Haggard, 1929). It depicts the protective clothing used by doctors treating the plague in Marseilles c1720. The beak was filled with spices to purify the inhaled air. At the time it was believed that plague was contagious by touch, hence the leather gloves and wand.
Lecture #1 Summary Short historical review of inhalational drugs Use of Albuterol for Hyperkalemia Newer Inhaled Medications Insulin Antibiotics Nitric Oxide Chemotherapy Student Rating of presentation 4-5
Lecture #2 Summary The Difficult Airway Emphasized importance of Bag-Mask Ventilation Discussed the LEMON Law Look externally Evaluate the 3-3-2 Rule Malampatti Obstruction Neck Mobility Excellent illustrations of difficult airways Student Rating 5 good presentation of complex content
Lecture #3 Summary Noninvasive Cardiac Output Devices New Concepts in Bronchial Hygiene Importance of Monitoring Limitations / Hazards of Invasive Methods Latest technology for CO measurement Student Rating 3-4 Acceptable rating though speaker might have shown more enthusiasm for topic
Jack Woltmann from Monroe CC Director of Clinical Education What does the Didgeridoo have to do with Airway Clearance?
Lecture #4 Summary Airway Clearance Devices Review of normal anatomy and physiology Comparison of traditional and newer methods of airway clearance Variety of cough techniques PEP therapy Pulmonary Rehab patients may benefit from playing harmonica Student Rating 4 - 5 Thorough and entertaining presentation of topic
Congratulations Jackie 2 nd Year Respiratory Therapy Student Current Treasurer of RT Club Awarded Jim Burt Scholarship for Critical Thinking - $500 Awarded Academic Scholarship - $250 Formal Award will be presented at MSRC Spring Seminar / April 2008
MCC Graduates from Genesys Michelle, Bill & Chris