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AIRWAY MANAGEMENT


AIRWAY MANAGEMENT is a unique program designed to give students the chance to learn, practice and demonstrate their abilities in applying many airway skills used in resuscitation. Students increase their awareness of various airway products and skills required. The course is designed into units, and some are optional, so facilitators can present the units that meet the students' needs.


AUDIENCE: This course provides training for:


Healthcare providers whose occupation or volunteer activities require airway management skills

Professionals in the field of resuscitation and airway management


COURSE CONTENT: 

Bag-mask ventilation and airway adjuncts


Optional: 

Laryngeal mask airway

Esophageal-tracheal combitube

Endotracheal tube

Impedance threshold devise


COURSE FORMAT: This course is classroom-based, facilitator-led with skills conducted throughout. Instruction of all modules requires 5 hours. Course length can vary depending on needs and the units taught.


FEATURES:

Skills video demonstrations reinforce proper technique

Simple course flow of skills demonstration, skills practice and skills testing

The course units cover required topics and offer optional topics based on needs

Video includes computer-generated animation

Classroom format is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills


CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, students receive a certification of completion valid for two years. This course does not offer an AHA course completion card. This course is designed solely to enhance students' airway management skills.