Hamilton Medical College

Learn about mechanical ventilation and ventilators

  • E-learning free and open to all
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Learn wherever and whenever you want
  • Bite-sized learning units

Register and start learning about mechanical ventilation

Free mechanical ventilation education at your fingertips

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Join the Hamilton Medical College to access e-learning resources about mechanical ventilation and ventilators.

The e-learning service is multi-lingual and for each module a transcript is also offered.

A total of 23 modules are currently available for free to all students:

  • Basic modules: 4 modules that teach the foundation of mechanical ventilation in under 2 hours.
  • Features modules: 8 modules that offer insight into more advanced features and present short clinical cases.
  • Product modules: 11 modules based upon the Operator's Manual. These are designed for current and future users of Hamilton Medical ventilators, and teach the most commonly used features and functions.

We are constantly adding new modules and reviewing old ones, so don't forget to check back at this page from time to time.

Every user is required to register in order to manage the learning modules and obtain the certificates.

This is Hamilton Medical College

  • Trusted by more than 50000 healthcare professionals (and growing)
  • Students from 152 countries
  • More than 27000 certificates issued
  • 23 modules available: 4 basic, 8 features, and 11 product specific
  • Online elective exams available for most modules, with Hamilton Medical certificates awarded on successful completion.
  • Award of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credits from the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) for specific modules

Join 50000 mechanical ventilation students for free

Earn a certificate

Most modules are combined with an online elective exam to test your newly acquired knowledge. A certificate is awarded by Hamilton Medical College to students that successfully complete the exam. In addition, upon successful completion of particular modules you will receive Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credits from the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC).

What our students say

Craig Jolly

Clinical Education Coordinator

University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX

We made the module about ASV a requirement for all our therapists, as a preparation before the formal training with the specialists. It was very helpful. I also did many of the e-learning modules myself and find them wonderful and very easy to use.

Ilona Anisimova

Respiratory Therapist

Daugavpils Regionala Slimnica, Daugavpils, Latvia

Your e-learning courses really helped me learn how to use the ventilators. Your ventilators are very easy to use and very reliable. I liked the modules a lot. Thank you very much.

Ranjna Basra

ST6 Intensive Care Medicine

University Hospitals of North Midlands, Stoke-on-Trent, England

Good analogy at beginning with the balloon and hands. Great visuals. Really appreciate that text is written at the side as well as read aloud - invaluable for me as I can read sentences while paused and then play to revise the material.

Sajeena Varughese

Registered nurse, emergency department

Ipswich hospital, Queensland, Australia

The whole course was excellent.

We offer free training in mechanical ventilation. Here's why

We believe that in order to achieve the best possible clinical outcome for ventilated patients, a solid knowledge of mechanical ventilation and of the devices is essential.

Our ventilators offer a high level of customization to best meet the needs of all patients. Being able to take full advantage of all possibilities offered by our ventilators means being able to better answer to your patients' needs.

For this reason, we continuously invest in offering a free e-Learning platform for online training on mechanical ventilation and ventilators, that is open to all students, and allows anyone to learn wherever and whenever they want.

Dr. Yuan Lei, MD
Senior e-learning Manager