High Velocity Therapy Grand Rounds

learning from case studies

Dr. Kirk Hinkley along with Dr. Adam Hennessey, Dr. Fariborz Rezai, and Matt Pavlichko present "High Velocity Therapy Grand Rounds." In this course, they

  • Compare mechanisms of action of high velocity therapy to Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NiPPV)
  • Review the clinical evidence that supports high velocity therapy as a mask-free form of Noninvasive Ventilation (NIV)
  • Reference the unique product code and indications for use FDA cleared to high velocity therapy
  • Explain the difference between high velocity therapy and large bore nasal cannula heated humidified high flow systems
  • Review case studies demonstrating the use of high velocity therapy on the different types of respiratory failure
    • COPD case study presented by Dr. Rezai
    • CHF Exacerbation case study presented by Dr. Hennessey
    • LVAD patient case study presented by Mr. Pavlichko

This course is AARC accredited for 1 CRCE under the Clinical Practice (CLP) category.


Your Instructor


Kirk Hinkley, MD, FACEP
Kirk Hinkley, MD, FACEP

Dr. Hinkley has been a board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician for over 11 years. He is the Emergency Medicine Medical Director of Commonwealth Health EMS, where he maintains clinical oversight of several EMS units, and he practices as an Emergency Physician in Scranton, PA. Dr. Hinkley is also the Director of Emergency Department Education at Vapotherm. He went to medical school on a United States Air Force Scholarship and served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as a critical care air transport team leader and flight surgeon. Dr. Hinkley is an experienced user of Vapotherm high velocity therapy.


Course Curriculum


  Course: High Velocity Therapy Grand Rounds
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How do I get my CRCE credit for this course?
After you watch the video lecture(s), pass the quiz and fill out the evaluation form, you will receive your electronic CRCE/CE certificate the same day. We notify the AARC of passed courses at the beginning of each month.

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