Endotracheal Intubation Course

Endotracheal intubation uses direct laryngoscopy to place an endotracheal tube into the trachea.  The endotracheal intubation course uses advanced airway manikins to teach students how to position the head in the “sniffing position” for rapid sequence intubation. The intubation course will train students how to perform bag valve mask (BVM) ventilation and in different techniques to manage a difficult airway:  sylet-guided intubations, use of intermediate airways (e.g.,  laryngeal mask airway (LMA) placement, King tube placement, Glidescope intubations or fiberoptic intubations and awake intubations.  The endotracheal intubation course will also provide specialized techniques on how to intubate morbidly obese patients.

The HPC Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures course will teach you how to perform all these procedures for airway management in addition to central lines, arterial lines, ultrasound-guided peripheral IV, IO lines, POCUS exams (RUSH exams and E-FAST exams), thoracentesis, paracentesis, lumbar punctures, chest tube placement, pigtail catheter placement, needle thoracostomy, procedural sedation, and ventilator management.

Our airway management training is a component of our live Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures CME course which teaches clinicians how to perform the 20 most essential procedures needed to work in the ER, ICU, and hospital wards.

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Intubation Course trains students in:

  • Indications for endotracheal intubation
  • Contraindications to intubation
  • Complications of endotracheal intubation
  • Equipment for endotracheal intubation
  • Proper positioning and technique for endotracheal intubation
  • Options for difficult airway management
  • Awake intubations
  • Rapid sequence intubations
  • Options for the Can’t Ventilate Can’t Intubate scenario
  • The use of an intubating stylet (i.e., Eschmann stylet or Bougie) to assist intubation
  • Coding for endotracheal intubation

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Endotracheal Intubation Blogs

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Role of Ultrasound in Lumbar Punctures

For procedures involving lumbar punctures , sonographically guided lumbar punctures (SGLPs) have a higher propensity of being chosen when dealing with obese patients. This is based on findings of a randomized controlled trial conducted in 2007. The main takeaway from…
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Conscious Sedation. What It Is, When to Apply It, and the Latest Updates

Conscious sedation, also known as procedural sedation, is a common practice in emergency departments for patients undergoing painful or anxiety-provoking procedures.  It is intended as a less invasive method. Generally, those who undergo this type of sedation can recover more…
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Basic Emergency Procedures You Should Know

Physicians, physician associates (PAs), and nurse practitioners (NPs) need to be adept in a range of essential medical emergency procedures that they must perform in an inpatient settings. These bedside procedures are accomplished readily, but only if you have the…
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Hospitalist and Emergency Procedures CME Courses Available

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