• Fact Sheet
  • May 30, 2019

High-Frequency Ventilation Neonate PLS Course Detail

This course will discuss the three basic types of high-frequency ventilation including their indications for use, ventilator settings, effects on the patient, complications and weaning methods. Specific patient care and assessment criteria for the child on HFV will also be discussed.

  • Explain the goal of high-frequency ventilation (HFV) in the neonatal and pediatric patient.
  • Describe three types of HFV techniques including the indications of use, ventilator settings and values to monitor for each type.
  • Describe patient care and assessment criteria for the patient on HFV.
  • Identify complications of high-frequency ventilation.
  • Discuss patient assessment indicators for weaning the patient off of high-frequency ventilation devices.
Key Features
  1. Patient scenario knowledge checks throughout the course 
  2. Printable job aids for just-in-time training
  3. Engaging images and learner interactions
Quick Facts
  1. Released in June 2017.
  2. Approved for 1.0 CNE contact hours.
  3. Approved for 1.0 CRCE contact hours.
  4. Length of course is 60 minutes.
  5. Appropriate for clinicians working in the NICU/PICU, Graduate Nurses, Residents, Educators, and Respiratory Therapists
  6. Part of our Advanced PICU library.

Children's Hospital Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NOTE: This course is only available to staff at PLS Participating Hospitals through their Learning Management Systems. If you are interested, please check with your organization’s learning staff or contact Patty Kohn to learn more.