NKV-550 Series Ventilator Adult Skills Lab Tasks Rev B.pdf
Name _________________________________________________________ Unit ______________ Date __________________
This learning activity is an opportunity to practice some of the procedures you learned in the online and/or
in-person product training course. It is designed as the next step toward achieving clinical, hands-on experience
with the NKV-550 Ventilator.
1. Complete the following tasks using the NKV-550 Ventilator.
2. Refer to the clinical reference guides or consult the Respiratory Therapy Clinical Applications Specialist (RTCAS).
3. Check off each task as you practice it and return this completed sheet to the RTCAS.
NKV-550 VENTILATOR TASKS
NKV-550 VENTILATOR TASKS
Connect AC power, breathing circuit, biofilters,
humidifier, and gas supplies to the ventilator.
Add an EtCO2 cable, select the Sensors app button,
enable the sensor, and identify the location of the
Volumetric Capnogram waveform and readings.
Identify the Power On/Off button,
AC power indicator, and turn the ventilator on.
Select the RA, RM and PEEP-T apps to show in the
non-expanded app area.
Identify the Encoder Knob, Control Settings buttons,
the Status Bar, and Modes and Primary Controls
Change the waveforms to view three different
Demonstrate how to change the scaling of
Identify the Quick Access area, Apps area,
Expansion icon, and Help icon.
Select the Waveform Freeze button to freeze and
unfreeze the waveform.
Select patient type and input patient data for a
New Adult Patient, 5’10” – male.
Select the Trends app, and then select two parameters
to trend. Change to trend three parameters.
Select Invasive Ventilation, and conduct a
Change each of the control settings:
Vt – 300, RR – 12, Ti –1.0, PEEP +3, FiO2 – 21% and
Select A/CMV-VC Mode.
Set Vt – 400, TI – 0.9, RR – 16, PEEP +5, FiO2 – 50%.
Select the Apply All button.
Identify the current percentage of the backup
battery pack and the extended battery pack.
Select a Square Flow type.
Demonstrate how to remove and insert the
extended battery pack.
Identify the Alarms area, Messages, and
Alarm Audio Pause button.
Select Alarm Settings and AutoSet alarms.
Select the Standby app, and then select to power
off the ventilator.
In the Numeric Monitors area, change to view the
following parameters: VT, VTI, Leak %, PPEAK, and FiO2.
Identify which parts of the ventilator need to be
cleaned/disinfected between every patient.
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