Basic airway courses
for Nurses



1. Functional and Anatomy of the Airway
2. Basic Principles of airway management in critical care area
3. Critical care Airway Principles – Part 1
4. Critical care Airway Principles – Part 2
5. Oxygen Therapy


Course Outcome :

1. Recognize acute airway compromise
2. State the indications for, and have a sound working knowledge of emergency airway devices including use of Bag-Mask-Ventilation, oropharyngeal, and nasopharyngeal airways
3. State the indications for endotracheal intubation
4. Describe several methods of endotracheal intubation including orotracheal, nasotracheal, and fiber optic intubation
5. State the indications for emergency surgical establishment of an airway and be capable of describing the technique