Emergency Airway Management in Critically Ill Patient 2021

The airway is the first priority in the assessment and management of the seriously ill or injured patient. What happens in the first minutes of a resuscitation may significantly determine a patient's chances of survival, risk for complications and long term disability. In this topic we examine the procedure and techniques for treating airway obstruction and explore the procedure for providing definitive airway management using the technique of rapid sequence intubation.

The course explores the following topics:

1. Core principles in the assessment and management of the emergency airway

2. Preparing for definitive airway management

3. Pharmacology of the agents required in rapid sequence intubation

4. Rapid sequence intubation - procedure and complications

Information about the course

  • Designed for medical officers, nurses, paramedics, and students in all medical fields

  • CME hours: Certified for 7.5 hours of continuing medical education

  • CPD accreditation: ACRRM & RACGP

  • Duration of enrolement: 12 months (commences from the date of course enrolement)

  • CPD Certificate is provided with successful completion of the course

ACRRM Accredited CourseCourse Accreditation


  • Course Code: 20066
  • Points Allocation: 4 Performance review & 3 Educational Activity PDP Units & 4 MOPS points


  • Course Code: 199534

  • Points Allocation: 15 CPD Points

Instructions: Course Enrolement

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  • Course Fee: $75 (AUD) + $7.50 (GST) = $82.50

  • Duration of enrolement is 12 months from date of payment


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