Bubble CPAP Institute: An Interactive & Educational Platform for bCPAP practitioners
August 2022 Newsletter
August 2022 Newsletter Welcome to Bubble CPAP Updates, A periodic newsletter from the Bubble CPAP…
Risks and Benefits of CPAP treatment for newborns
A CPAP machine is a common tool used in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) to help premature infants breathe. The machine forces air into the baby’s lungs, which helps them expand and prevents collapse
The Use of CPAP for Premature Babies or Babies with RDS
Giving birth is the most wonderful and yet incredibly complex process. A baby has to undergo multiple adjustments from the moment it leaves mommy’s womb. In some, a baby’s transition outside can be extremely challenging.
Bubble Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (bCPAP) is a non-invasive respiratory intervention that is associated with the least damage to the developing premature lung, the least incidence of chronic lung disease and the best long-term pulmonary outcomes among preterm infants.
The Bubble CPAP Institute presents a platform that explains how bCPAP may play a pivotal role in improving outcomes in preterm and young infants with respiratory compromise by providing interactive educational modules that discuss topics ranging from lung mechanics to bedside troubleshooting.
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How can the Bubble CPAP Institute help you?
The Bubble CPAP institute offers an interactive educational environment and virtual hands-on experience to units who use bubble CPAP. Healthcare providers can find educational modules that fit their learning style (written chapters, audio presentation, and demonstration videos).
Neonatal ICU managers and quality personnel can find sample policies, procedures, order-sets, bed-side checklists, compliance monitoring tools and educational plans.
Families can find resources on bCPAP, how it helps their child(ren), how it is different from other respiratory interventions, and what to expect when their infant(s) is on bCPAP regarding breast feeding, kangaroo care, and discharge planning expectations.
Healthcare providers in low resources settings may find alternative tools to different parts of the bCPAP circuits that may work better in their environment. Bubble CPAP Institute will share success stories of units using bCPAP to treat conditions peculiar to such environments.