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Advanced Airway Management

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
EMS 131 1 2 0 2
Prerequisite

BIO 168, EMS 110, and enrollment in EMS program

Corequisite

BIO 169, EMS 120, and EMS 130

Description

This course is designed to provide advanced airway management techniques and is required for intermediate and paramedic certification. Topics include respiratory anatomy and physiology, airway, ventilation, adjuncts, surgical intervention, and rapid sequence intubation. Upon completion, students should be able to properly utilize all airway adjuncts and pharmacology associated with airway control and maintenance.

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