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Airway Management May 8AM
May 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am$100
Dick Mason EMT-P graduated from Mott Community College in 1974 as an Emergency Medical Technician licensed by the state of Michigan. He is licensed by the state of Michigan as a Red Cross First Aid and CPR instructor. In addition, Mr. Mason has been an AHA, ACLS, PALS and BLS instructor, and is a Certified Rescue Driver. He is a member of the National Safety Council. There is no conflict of interest to disclose.
The didactic portion of this course will review the following information:
Airway and respiratory assessment
Management of the airway that is obstructed by either foreign body, mechanical, or structural
Airway support of the patient that is unable to protect/maintain their airway
The hands on portion will cover:
Assessment of the airway through discussion with the instructor as well as demonstration of techniques on a training manikin
Demonstrate/discuss use of airway adjuncts, i.e. nasal canal and oxygen mask.
Demonstrate correct technique for bag valve mask ventilations. Demonstrate correct use of the following intermediate airway devices combitube, King System LTD, and Laryngeal Mask Airway (although all of these devices will be demonstrated and used during the course we recommend that the practitioner choose one as their emergency device.)
This course also covers children
Please note: there is no discount offered on this program