This lesson will explore the following topics:

  • Understand the issues related to ventilator dependency
  • Identify the factors associated with the creation of a life care plan for an individual with ventilator dependency

Learning Activities

Listen to “Ventilator Dependency”. Click here for PDF notes of the lecture.

Read: “Ventilator Dependency”Click here for Reading

Additional information:

Figure 1 – Major Divisions of the Brain

Figure 2 – The Brain and Spinal Cord within the Vertebral Column

Read: “Developing a Discharge Plan”Click here for Reading

Read: “Setting up the Health Care Team”Click here for Reading

Read: “Cost Effective Life Care Planning”Click here for Reading

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