Michael Dare hosts educational talks on a variety of sedation, anaesthesia and emergency patient care topics. The program is directed towards the dental profession but all topics are applicable to general out of hospital sedation care. Michael is an critical care RN and Advanced Life Support Paramedic from Squamish, BC Canada with over 30 years experience in critical care practice.
EPISODE 3, JANUARY 15, 2020
In this episode I talk about how to get the most from your operatory monitor in terms of understanding the vital signs and other information that it gives you on a patient during sedation. What parameters are the most important ? How do you tell if a reading is valid or if an alarm is real or false? I promise you will learn some new tricks even if you are an old dog. Join me for this two part discussion.
Episode 2, January 7, 2020
In this 2nd episode on capnography Michael discusses the relationship between cellular metabolism, cardiac output and perfusion, and with ventilation in the production, movement ,and exhalation of CO2. He next discusses in more detail the four phases of the chronograph wave and what they mean. Moving on Michael looks at what are common causes fro both increasing and decreasing ETCO2 over time. Lastly Michael explains the uses of capnography in ACLS and the arrested patient.
episode 1,January 5, 2020
In his very first podcast Michael discusses the types of capnography, capnography vs. oxygen saturation, what information does it give you, troubleshooting alarms, zero calibration,and other monitor ETCO2 settings.