Apr 19, 2024  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EG 101 - Advanced Airway Management Lab

Credit Hours: 1

This lab course will first review all EMT basic airway and ventilation skills. Advanced psychomotor skills will then be presented to include: endotracheal intubation, esophageal intubation, needle cricothyrotomy and transtracheal jet ventilation, trauma intubation, infant intubation, digital and translumination intubation, aerosolized medication administration and the use of portable ventilators.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • assess a patient’s airway;
  • recognize the need for airway interventions;
  • implement appropriate basic airway management techniques;
  • assess the need to implement advanced airway techniques;
  • student will be able to successfully perform all basic and advanced airway maneuvers according to standardized; and
  • skills checklists and criteria.

Prerequisites: Basic EMT, math (AARLV2) and English (AWRLV3 & ARELV3) pretest codes or higher.
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Students seeking entrance into this course must be currently certified as a basic EMT and be admitted to the paramedic curriculum to register for this course.