Airway Management Physician Update

Miami, FL US
October 10, 2016

The American Heart Association Airway Management Course is a unique program designed to give participants the chance to learn, practice and demonstrate their ability in applying many airway skills used in resuscitation.

Target Audience

Non-anesthesiologist physicians who perform moderate sedation

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the correct technique for providing positive pressure ventilations using a bag-valve-mask device.
  • Describe the clinical situations in which the use of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways are useful, and identify at least one contraindication for each device.
  • Identify four devices used to administer supplemental oxygen to a patient with spontaneous respirations, and cite the approximate percentage of oxygen delivered by each device.
  • Demonstrate correct technique for endotracheal intubation and primary assessment (physical exam) of proper tube placement.
  • Describe two methods used to secure an endotracheal tube and prevent dislodgement.
Additional information
Schedule: 

6:00 p.m. ♦ Lecture

7:30 p.m. ♦ Adjourn

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/24/2016
Course expires: 
10/28/2016
Event starts: 
10/10/2016 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
10/10/2016 - 7:30pm
Baptist Hospital
8900 N. Kendall Dr
Auditorium
Miami, FL 33176
United States

John Mouw
Manager
Resuscitation and Patient Care Simulation
Baptist Health South Florida

Nelson Pena, BS, RRT, CHSE
Human Patient Simulator (HPS) Laboratory Coordinator
Resuscitation and Patient Care Simulation
Baptist Health South Florida

Mr. John Mouw and Mr. Nelson Pena have both indicated that they do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose and that their discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/24/2016
Course expires: 
10/28/2016
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