Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
The purpose of this course is to learn to recognize Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) early, and begin treatment preventing serious complications.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Denise L. Gray RN, MAS, BSN, CCM
Course No:ARDS061121
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Leadership & Case Management
California RCP
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the syndrome and pathophysiology of ARDS.

  • Be aware of the background, etiology and incidence of ARDS.

  • List causes, stages, treatment and complications of ARDS.

  • Be able to briefly describe ventilators and how care relates to ARDS.

  • Be aware of current trends in research to improve care of ARDS.


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