Airway Management > Overview
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This module demonstrates the process of airway management. To be competent at performing the procedures, you will need supervised practice.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Describe the oral airway process and various types of airway management
  • Identify the care of a patient with airway devices
  • Identify complications associated with airway devices and management
  • Describe the devices and techniques used in airway management:
    • Oral pharyngeal airways
    • Nasal pharyngeal airway
    • Bag valve mask
    • Endotracheal tubes
    • Combi tubes
    • Laryngeal mask
    • Suctioning equipment
    • Securing endotracheal tubes
    • Assisting with intubation
  • List the indications for suctioning
  • List the potential complications associated with suctioning
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