Posted: April 28, 2020

The Management of the COVID-19 Patient with Respiratory Failure


This activity will describe the presentation and management of respiratory failure in patients with COVID-19 infection. As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:  

  • Identify those COVID-19 patients who require intensive care unit management
  • Choose correct isolation procedures for patients with COVID-19 requiring respiratory support
  • Select optimal ventilator settings and patient positioning for COVID-19 patients who require mechanical ventilation.


Leisl Ashbaugh, The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education


Learner Audience

Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional


Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice Based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism, Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning-Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning
Patient Presentation-Faculty


Critical Care, ICU, Pandemic, COVID-19, Airway, Ventilation, Respiratory, Ventilator, PPE, Isolation