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Non-Invasive Ventilator: Why?

Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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VOMA - Virginia
David Killeen, DO
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Learning Objectives:

  • Define NIPPV
  • Know appropriate indications for CPAP, BiPAP and AVAPS
  • Recall contraindications to CPAP, BIPAP, AVAPS
  • Review 3 main types of respiratory failure
  • Understand delta P and its effects on ventilation



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Dr. David Killeen graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998 and then went on to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at Cuyahoga Falls General Hospital via Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following his residency, he did fellowship training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center – Bowman Gray campus in Pulmonary Critical Care. Dr. Killeen is board certified by American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care. He had practiced traditional pulmonary critical care until 2017 when he became the medical director of the intensive care unit at Lewis Gale Medical Center and works full time as an intensivist.

Dr. Killeen is faculty at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and in the Lewis Gale Medical Center residency programs.

Disclosures: None

Accreditation Information

The Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association (VOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. VOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1A CME credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation.

​Grievances regarding program administration and reporting of AOA CME credits will be handled on an individual basis Initially, all grievances should be directed to VOMA Executive Director. Participants with grievances that cannot be resolved will be sent to the AOA Council on CME , 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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