PA1230 - Airway Management

This course focuses on the knowledge, skills and abilities of paramedics in assessing and managing the airway, oxygenation and ventilation of patients. Learners will study and practice methods of evaluating the respiratory system and its airway structures through assessment techniques and diagnostic tests. Learners will demonstrate the knowledge and ability to independently conduct therapeutic management of the airway, and provide oxygenation and ventilation at the basic life support level. Learners will also develop the ability to assist advanced care providers in managing the airway, including below the vocal cords, utilizing specialized techniques and equipment.

Prerequisite(s): BL1180, PA1125

This course is offered in the following programs:
Primary Care Paramedicine