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.
- 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.
|10 or more participants:
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.
For more information about these classes or to inquire about other programs, please contact our office at 413-884-5729 or by email at email@example.com