Pre-Hospital Airway Management
Airway management is a primary consideration in the field of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency medicine. This one-hour distance based course will provide Doctors of Chiropractic with current information concerning airway management in an emergent situation. We will cover basic and some advanced techniques, stopping before intubation and surgical methods. The course is designed for the general practice Doctor of Chiropractic who works at athletic events, the CCSP and DACBSP who work the sideline at sporting events and the health care practitioner who wants to be ready or knowledgeable when confronted with an emergent situation.
The content of this course is provided through online reading material in which the learner’s participation (time) is actively tracked and logged. A minimum of one hour is required. A 15 question (multiple choice) learning outcome examination is administered at the termination of the course.
No textbooks required. Computer and Internet service required for completion of this course. Funding sources and potential conflicts of interest statement: No funds were received, underwritten or subsidized by any vendors of any goods including supplies or services for this course.
In this course the learner will study:
- Scene Safety.
- General Impression.
- Level of Consciousness/Responsiveness.
- Calling 911
- Assess Airway.
- Airway Obstruction.
Recognize an emergency situation, assess and open an airway, clear an airway, prevent it from closing and understand oxygen use.
To enroll in this course, please click the link below. You will be redirected to our course platform, Instructure, to complete the transaction.
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