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CCN: Intubation & Tracheostomy Care

This is the second of ten review webinars supporting The Medcast Critical Care Nursing course.

What you’ll learn

  • How to prepare a patient for intubation: Managing an acutely ill patient requiring intubation for ventilation includes optimisation of haemodynamics and oxygenation.
  • Equipment preparation: Communication and preparation of the intubation plan, equipment preparation include rapid sequence induction (RSI) agents.
  • Plan D: Using the Vortex model for optimisation including front of neck access (FONA)and life-lines during difficult intubation attempts.
  • Tracheostomies: Insertion, care and troubleshooting. Who benefits from a tracheostomy and how to care for patients requiring ventilation and weaning from ventilation. 

      This webinar is structured to provide ICU nurses with a comprehensive understanding of emergency intubation for acutely ill patients in the ICU and the critical aspects of tracheostomy care.

      This session aims to enhance your expertise in airway management, providing practical insights and updates on the latest guidelines including: 

      • Fundamental Principles of Intubation
      • Advanced Techniques for Difficult Airways
      • Indications and Considerations for Tracheostomies
      • Patient Assessment and Pre-procedural Planning
      • Troubleshooting and Managing Complications
      • Current Best Practices and Guidelines
      Course Educators
      Susan Helmrich
      Susan Helmrich

      Susan Helmrich RN, DipAppScNsg, BN, CritCareCert, CoronaryCareCert, TraumaNsgCareCert, CertIV(TAE), MN(Ed), GradCert(Ldrshp & Mgt) has extensive experience ...


      Recorded Webinar

      Available anytime
      1 hour CPD - Educational Activity

      Educational Activities: 1 hours

      Areas Of Interest: Critical Care, Emergencies, Resuscitation


      Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

      Price $75.00 AUD (incl. GST)

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