Adequacy of Perfusion. Delivery of Oxygen DO2 and Delivery of Oxygen Index DO2I
Adequacy of Perfusion. Delivery of Oxygen DO2 and Delivery of Oxygen Index DO2I

Adequacy of Perfusion. Delivery of Oxygen DO2 and Delivery of Oxygen Index DO2I

  • Faculty: Program director Joseph Basha, CCP; John Ingram, CCP
  • Date: May 9th, 2020 9:00 am
  • CEU’s: 0.96 CEUs
  • Price: $14.4
  • Category 1 SDCE CEU
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John Ingram, CCP presents an excellent lecture on measuring adequacy of perfusion. 

Discussed are DO2 and DO2I and the importance of using these parameters in assure adequacy of perfusion for patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. 

Navigating the Complexities of Perfusion: Enhancing Patient Outcomes through Optimized Oxygen Delivery

In the intricate world of cardiac surgery and critical care, the adequacy of perfusion stands as a cornerstone in ensuring patient survival and recovery. The webinar titled "Adequacy of Perfusion: Delivery of Oxygen (DO2) and Delivery of Oxygen Index (DO2I)" provides an in-depth exploration of the physiological underpinnings and clinical strategies crucial for optimizing perfusion techniques. Led by esteemed professionals in the field, this session delves into the multifaceted aspects of perfusion, offering participants a comprehensive understanding of its significance in patient care.

The Foundation of Perfusion: Understanding DO2 and DO2I

At the heart of effective perfusion lies the concept of oxygen delivery (DO2) and its index (DO2I), pivotal metrics that guide the assessment and management of perfusion adequacy. The webinar begins with a thorough examination of these parameters, elucidating their critical roles in ensuring tissue oxygenation and the systemic distribution of oxygen. Through a detailed analysis, attendees are introduced to the fundamental principles of DO2 and DO2I, providing a solid foundation upon which further discussions are built.

Challenges and Variabilities in Perfusion Assessment

One of the webinar's key themes is the inherent challenges and variabilities encountered in assessing perfusion adequacy. With a clear acknowledgment of the diverse methodologies employed by clinicians, the presentation navigates through the spectrum of practices, from flow rates and pressure acceptance to the utilization of pulsatile versus continuous perfusion. This segment emphasizes the art and science of perfusion, advocating for a tailored approach that accommodates the unique physiological demands of each patient.

The Art of Balancing: Clinical Implications of Perfusion Techniques

Moving beyond theoretical constructs, the webinar delves into the art of balancing clinical objectives with physiological needs. Through the lens of real-world applications and case studies, participants are guided through the intricacies of managing perfusion during cardiac surgery. Topics such as temperature management, the impact of dilutional anemia, and the critical role of lactate monitoring are meticulously explored, offering actionable insights for enhancing patient outcomes.

Innovations and Future Directions in Perfusion

As the field of perfusion continues to evolve, so too does the arsenal of techniques and technologies at the disposal of healthcare professionals. The webinar provides a forward-looking perspective, highlighting recent advancements and emerging trends in perfusion science. From cutting-edge monitoring tools to novel strategies for optimizing DO2 and DO2I, attendees are afforded a glimpse into the future of perfusion practices, underscoring the ongoing commitment to excellence in patient care.

Conclusion: Elevating Perfusion Practices for Optimal Patient Care

The "Adequacy of Perfusion: Delivery of Oxygen (DO2) and Delivery of Oxygen Index (DO2I)" webinar stands as a testament to the complexity and critical importance of perfusion in the realm of cardiac surgery and critical care. Through a blend of foundational knowledge, practical insights, and forward-looking discussions, this session equips healthcare professionals with the tools and understanding necessary to navigate the challenges of perfusion assessment and management. As attendees depart with enhanced knowledge and skills, the ultimate goal remains unwavering: to elevate perfusion practices for the betterment of patient outcomes and the advancement of healthcare excellence.

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0:00 Measuring the Adequacy of Perfusion 
6:03 What Human Tolerate in Cardiac Surgery 
12:06 Cerebral Perfusion Pressure 
22:29 DO2 / Systemic Oxygen Utilization (VO2) 
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Meet Your Instructor

Program director Joseph Basha, CCP

Program director Joseph Basha, CCP

Joseph has been a practicing clinical perfusionist for 40 years. Joseph is the CEO of Houston Extracorporeal Technologies and is the program director of The New Orleans Conference

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John Ingram, CCP

John Ingram, CCP

John Ingram is a magna cum laude graduate from University of Texas, Texas Heart Institute and a board certified perfusionist currently specializing in adult perfusion

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