This introductory course reviews the laryngeal mask airway, a supraglottic airway device used transiently to maintain an open airway short term. The course focuses on increasing awareness of the benefits and understanding assessment of the patient during the use of the laryngeal mask airway.
Course created on February 11, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the indications for use of a laryngeal mask airway.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the contraindications for a laryngeal mask airway.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the procedure used to insert a laryngeal mask airway.
|5-20 Minutes||Indications and Contraindications|
|20-30 Minutes||Benefits for the Use of a Laryngeal Mask Airway|
|30-40 Minutes||Procedure and Steps for Insertion|
|40-50 Minutes||Parameters for Intubation and Mechanical Ventilation|
|50-55 Minutes||Monitoring the Patient|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
EdD RRT, RCP
Dr. Duane Reed received his Doctoral degree in Education from Walden University. He completed his Master’s degree in Adult Education from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor’s degree in Advanced Respiratory Care from Weber State University. He is the Respiratory Care Program Director at Southern Crescent Technical College. His clinical experience entails over 20+ years as a Respiratory Care Practitioner at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, working in critical care areas of surgical, cardiac, medical, and neuro intensive care units. Over the last ten years, Dr. Reed has contributed to educational publishing companies as a clinical editor and senior reviewer. Additionally, Dr. Reed owns Pulmonary Education Consultants, LLC, a company providing respiratory care educational materials and tutoring services. He has authored study cards in areas of mechanical ventilation, which are nationally published helping respiratory therapists around the country.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Continued Respiratory Therapy.
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American Association for Respiratory Care
This non-traditional program has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour(s) Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100 Irving TX 75063. Course # 187108000
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