NAVA Webinar Series

NAVA: Personalized Ventilation in the NICU

Thursday, October 28, 2021: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT

Neurally adjusted ventilatory assist (NAVA) promotes lung-protective synchronous ventilation in proportion to the
patient’s needs with higher diaphragmatic efficiency regardless of patient category or size. In our efforts to improve
neonatal patient outcomes, we will explore the latest clinical evidence utilizing the electrical activity of the diaphragm
(Edi) monitoring and NAVA ventilation. 

Three objectives of what the attendee will learn/be:

  • Discuss the mechanics and physiological concepts of NAVA ventilation 
  • Discuss the most recent neonatal literature
  • Identify three NAVA management strategies of neonatal ventilation

Presenters: 

Howard Stein, M.D.
Medical Director, NICU
Section Head Neonatology, ProMedica Ebeid Children’s Hospital, Toledo, OH – USA

Kimberly S. Firestone MSc, RRT
Neonatal Respiratory Outreach Clinical Liaison
Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH – USA

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for 1.0 CERPs, Synergy CERP Category A, File Number 23936. Approval refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN approval or endorsement of the content of this educational activity, or the products mentioned.

NAVA, from indications to Ventilatory management of the Adult patient.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT

During this webinar, Dr. Carlos Ferrando will focus on NAVA for the adult patient category. He will demonstrate how to use NAVA mode and review best practices. In addition, Carlos Ferrando will review the latest clinical studies which include the NAVIATOR Study which shows 35% increase of VFD which is statistically significant.

Three objectives of what the attendee will learn/be:

  • To review the latest evidence
  • To show how to start using the NAVA mode
  • To show how to select the settings to optimize the Ventilatory management with NAVA

Presenter:

Dr. Carlos Ferrando, MD, PhD, DESA
Head of Surgical Intensive Care Unit Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Clinic University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain

NAVA Implementation - A team approach at the University of Missouri

Thursday, November 11, 2021: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT

How University of Missouri Health Care implemented Edi monitoring and NAVA use. Our experiences and case presentations from multiple patient presentations reveal an interaction between the clinician, machine, and patient that otherwise would likely go unnoticed.

Three objectives of what the attendee will learn/be:

  • Correct placement of the Edi catheter
  • How we interpret the data received from Edi monitoring
  • How we use Edi for diagnostics and the NAVA mode to improve patient care and experience

Presenters: 

Hariharan Regunath, MD
Critical Care Medicine, Infectious Disease
University of Missouri Health Care

Troy Whitacre RRT
University of Missouri Health Care

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for 1.0 CERPs, Synergy CERP Category A, File Number 23936. Approval refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN approval or endorsement of the content of this educational activity, or the products mentioned.