AHA Airway Management

Approved by the American Heart Association



The American Heart Association’s Airway Management Course is a unique program designed to give students the chance to learn, practice and demonstrate their ability in applying many airway skills used in resuscitation. Students increase their awareness of various airway products and skills required. The course is designed into modules so the course can be tailored to the needs of the course participants. A video description of the course can be seen here: Airway Management Course.

Primary Audience: 

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • EMTs/Paramedics/Advanced EMTs
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • ECG Techs

The course features the following lessons:

  • Bag-mask ventilation and airway adjuncts
  • Laryngeal mask airway (LMA)
  • Esophageal-tracheal combitube
  • KING Airway
  • Endotracheal tube
  • Impedance threshold device

In the course, the students will see video demonstrations reinforce proper technique followed by hands-on practice. The classroom format is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills. The Airway Management Student Guide (80-1464) is the require textbook. It may be purchased from the link below. The book is a beneficial reference for the students during the course. It is a 40-page guide that contains colorful illustrations of airway anatomy and skills, contains skills station competency checklists for the five airway modules and covers basic and advanced adult airway skills but not complicated airway skills, such as surgical procedures or Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI)

Approximate Length: 5 Hours

Required student materials: Airway Management Student Manual  


Participants receive a course completion certificate after completion of the course. There is a skills competency evaluation at the completion of the course.

PRICING (does not include cost of manual):

Approx. 5 hrs.
$145 pp
10 or more participants:
$135 pp


Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS), for 4.75 Advanced CEHs, activity number 14-AMHA-F2-0241.

Program FAQs

For more information about these classes or to inquire about other programs, please contact our office at 413-884-5729 or by email at info@sjgtraining.com