Airway Management

Designed for in-facility and health care providers (nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices etc.), pre-hospital care groups (fire departments, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, etc.).

hdgContent

The following items are covered in this Airway Management class:

  • Opening the mouth
  • Cross finger technique
  • Tongue-jaw lift
  • Airway adjuncts – insertion and removal
  • Oropharyngeal (OPA) airways
  • Nasopharyngeal (NPA) airways
  • Supraglottic airways (Awareness only)
  • Suction

hdgDuration

2 hrs

hdgPrerequisites

The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • none

hdgDescription

Designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to create a patent airway, the interventions to maintain it, and the equipment available to carry out these skills. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills required to provide the appropriate interventions, including measuring and inserting the applicable airway adjunct based on the patient’s condition. Course can also be combined with Basic Life Support training for additional certification.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • 3-year certification in Airway Management (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

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