Use of airvo for chronic respiratory support at home | CC #3.12

Learning Objectives

  • To describe heated high flow nasal cannula therapy (HFNC)- AIRVO
  • To discuss HFNC physiology
  • To review clinical indications for HFNC in acute care and home settings
  • Research – the use of HFNC for obstructive sleep apnea

Dr. Indra Narang, Director, Sleep Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital of Sick Children

Dr. Narang completed medical school and paediatric respirology training in the U.K. Subsequently, she undertook training in sleep medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA. She was appointed as the Director of Sleep Medicine at SickKids in 2007. In the leadership role, Dr. Narang has led the development of Canada’s largest paediatric respiratory related sleep clinical, academic and educational program at SickKids. Currently, Dr. Narang is the paediatric lead and an executive member of Canada’s largest sleep research network, Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network.

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