Airway Management

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Chapter 5 Airway Management Unit Summary After students complete this chapter and the related course work, they will understand the need for proper airway management, including recognizing and measuring adequate and inadequate breathing, maintaining an open airway, and providing artificial ventilation. Students will be able to demonstrate basic competency in applying these concepts to appropriate care through the use of airway adjuncts, suction equipment, oxygen equipment and delivery systems, pulse oximetry, CPAP, and resuscitation devices. They will also understand various types of advanced airway devices, including single-lumen airways, multilumen airways, and supraglottic devices, and will learn the steps for their…show more content…
16. Demonstrate the use of a humidifier in providing supplemental oxygen therapy to patients. 17. Demonstrate how to assist a patient with ventilations using the bag-mask device for one and two rescuers. 18. Demonstrate the use of an automatic transport ventilator to assist in delivering artificial ventilation to the patient. (p 424) 19. Demonstrate the use of CPAP/BiPAP. (Skill Drill 10-13) 20. Demonstrate insertion of the King LT airway. (Skill Drill 10-15) 24. Demonstrate insertion of the laryngeal mask airway. (Skill Drill 10-16) Additional Skills The following advanced skills may be taught in conjunction with this program: • Intubation of the Trachea Using Direct Laryngoscopy • Performing End-tidal Carbon Dioxide Detection • Securing an Endotracheal Tube With Tape • Securing an Endotracheal Tube With a Commercial Device • Performing Extubation • Removal of an Upper Airway Obstruction With Magill Forceps • Nasogastric Tube Insertion • Orogastric Tube Insertion • Replacing a Dislodged Tracheostomy Tube Readings and Preparation • Review all instructional materials including Chapter 5 of Emergency Medicine Handbook and all related presentation support materials. • Instruct students to review respiratory system notes from Anatomy and Physiology, to better
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