Pediatric Chronic Ventilation Meeting
Discussion on ATS Clinical Guideline Implementation
October 7, 2016
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
1708 West Rogers Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209
The American Thoracic Society recently released a clinical guideline addressing the care of children receiving invasive ventilation in the home.The goal of the guideline is to help improve the discharge and post-hospital care of these medically complex patients.The guideline suggests establishment of a medical home, use of standardized discharge and home care-giver training criteria and lists medical equipment that should be considered / obtained prior to sending the patient home.
We would like to invite you to a meeting to discuss implementation of these guidelines in our community. The meeting is graciously hosted by Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.
Dr. Laura Sterni and Dr. Michael Collaco
12:30–1:00 p.m. Buffet lunch
1:00-1:15 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
1:15-2:00 p.m. Review of the guideline
2:00-4:00 p.m. Implementation in our health system
4:00-4:15 – Wrap up
To review the ATS Clinical Practice Guideline please click on the link.
State of Clinical Practice Guidelines.pdf