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  • Airways management: tracheal intubation


    This module covers the use of tracheal intubation including when and how to perform the procedure, it's limitations, and the relevant anatomy and physiology.

    Who is this course for?

    Foundation doctors

    Medical Students

    What will you learn?

    BMJ Learning editors have also added specific alerts relating to COVID-19 to this module. This advice is based on guidance accessed on 9 September 2020. The situation is evolving rapidly and checking for updates is strongly recommended..

    • Understand when to use tracheal intubation in relation to the resuscitation algorithm
    • Be familiar with the anatomical and physiological basis for the insertion and use of a tracheal tube
    • Understand the limitations of tracheal tube insertion by inexperienced practitioners
    • Be able to describe how to insert a tracheal tube.