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Airway/Respiratory I
AIRWAY/RESP I
CLASS CODE: PARA 264 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Airway anatomy, physiology and management to include endotracheal intubation, combitube, PTL, EOA, EGTA tracheal suctioning, extubation, advanced airway techniques, needle cricothyrotomy, surgical cricothyrotomy, transtrachael jet ventilation, rapid sequence intubation, retrograde intubation, LMA, nasotrachael intubation, digital intubation, stoma management, advanced respiratory pharmacological management.
DESCRIPTION: Airway anatomy, physiology and management to include endotracheal intubation, combitube, PTL, EOA, EGTA tracheal suctioning, extubation, advanced airway techniques, needle cricothyrotomy, surgical cricothyrotomy, transtrachael jet ventilation, rapid sequence intubation, retrograde intubation, LMA, nasotrachael intubation, digital intubation, stoma management, advanced respiratory pharmacological management.
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OBJECTIVES: To train the student to evaluate and manage the patient's airway.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent registration in PARA 260. Permission only.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002