Free CE Courses

Why measure intra-abdominal pressure and how will you use it?

This webinar offers knowledge and tools regarding how to use Intra-abdominal Pressure (IAP) measurements to identify and intervene when serious complications in the critically-ill develop. Comprehensive educational topics in this webinar include:

  • Overview of the Abdominal Compartment Society
  • Guidelines for measuring IAP
  • How to measure IAP
  • Which patients should have their IAP measured
  • Using IAP to diagnose Intra-abdominal Hypertension (IAH)
  • Using IAP to diagnose Abdominal Compartment Syndrome (ACS)
  • How to manage patients with IAH and ACS
  • How IAP measurements affect patient outcomes

1 hour | CE Credit: 1

The physiological effect of intra-abdominal hypertension

Detailed overview of Intra-abdominal Hypertension (IAH), its causes, etiologies and what can happen when left untreated. Also includes comprehensive education on:

  • Risk factors for IAH
  • The importance of measuring Intra-abdominal Pressure (IAP)
  • How to use IAP measurements to evaluate IAH
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
  • Cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, neurologic, hepatic and  gastrointestinal effects of IAH
  • Full case study

1 hour | CE Credit: 1