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By: Kevin Asp on December 10th, 2015

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Fall Course Learning Module on Hypoventilation Treatment Is Now Available

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What every sleep technologist should know about hypoventilation treatment options in one advanced learning module

Treatment of hypoventilation primarily is directed at correcting the underlying disorder.

Learn more about the treatment of hypoventilation using pressure support and non-invasive ventilation by viewing this advanced learning module by Emerson Kerr, RRT, RPSGT, senior field marketing manager for Philips Respironics.

In this learning module, Mr. Kerr discusses the appropriate use of adaptive pressure support therapy. Sleep related breathing disorders appropriate for this therapy are identified. Case examples are provided and the functions of the device are reviewed.

More about the course presenter


Mr. Kerr is a registered respiratory therapist and polysomnographic technologist.  He has 20 years of clinical experience in sleep and respiratory medicine and holds a bachelor’s degree in cardiorespiratory sciences from the University of South Alabama.  Since joining Philips Respironics in 2001, he has held a number of sales and training positions focused on building processes and programs to achieve better clinical, operational and financial outcomes in sleep and respiratory disease management.

Mr. Kerr is also the past chairman and a board member of the Alabama Association of Sleep Professionals, has served on the board of directors of the Alabama Society for Respiratory Care and has been a guest lecturer at the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Technology. 

This advanced learning module on hypoventilation treatment options provides 1 CEC and is available at a discounted price for members in the AAST Online Learning Center here.

Watch a preview of the module here!

Enjoy discounts on online learning modules and more by becoming a member or renewing your AAST membership today!

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