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Two NICU Tools in Light of New Studies

the efficacy of nCPAP with a gentler interface

Dr. Michael McQueen presents "Two NICU Tools in Light of New Studies--the efficacy of nCPAP with a gentler interface". In this course you'll learn about:

  • Discuss High Velocity Nasal Insufflation (HVNI)
  • Describe the differences between HVNI and High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC)
  • Discuss how HVNI is a viable alternative to nCPAP for primary respiratory support in neonates
  • Understand that the FDA distinguishes between HFNC and HVNI products

This course is AARC accredited for 1 CRCE under the Neonatal-Pediatric (NPS) category.


Your Instructor


Michael McQueen
Michael McQueen

Michael C. McQueen MD, MBA, FAAP, has over 28 years of clinical and leadership experience. He has served as Regional Medical Director for Envision Healthcare, Medical Director of the NICU at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, as well as several NICUs within the Banner Healthcare System in Phoenix. He has also served as Regional President for Pediatrix Medical Group, and President of Obstetrix Medical Group. Dr. McQueen completed his Pediatric Residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital / Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ, and his Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. His recent contributions on High-Velocity Nasal Insufflation respiratory support in neonates can be found in J Pulm Respir Med (2014), J Health Economics and Outcomes Research (2015), and J Perinatology (2017). Dr. McQueen is currently Vice President of Medical Affairs at Vapotherm, Inc.


Course Curriculum


  Two NICU Tools in Light of New Studies
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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 certificate the same day. We notify the AARC of passed courses at the beginning of each month.

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