Airway Management

Overview

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Credits

1.50

Post Assessment Questions

11

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Interprofessional team members must be familiar with the important anatomical, physiological, and pathological features related to the airway and have a solid knowledge of the various tools and methods for airway management. They also should know the differences between the adult, pediatric, and neonatal airways and should be well-versed with other difficult airways, as these differences can have significant impacts on patient outcomes. This activity describes the different techniques used for airway management and highlights the interprofessional team's role in the care of the patients requiring it.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Explain the differences between the pediatric airway and the adult airway.
  • Describe the technique involved in performing bag-mask ventilation.
  • Summarize the types of equipment used for airway management and list the indications and contraindications for endotracheal intubation, confirmation of proper endotracheal tube placement, and complications of endotracheal intubation.
  • Review interprofessional team strategies to enhance care coordination and communication to advance airway management and improve patient outcomes.

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American Board of Internal Medicine: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.50 MOC points and patient safety MOC credit in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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Thank you

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Excellent job, please add few videos

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