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The course coordinator should consult with state EMS office prior to establishing course outline to determine if this module of instruction may be included.

Lesson 8-1 Advanced Airway

Instructs students on how to maintain an airway by means of orotracheal intubation. Included is a review of basic airway skills, nasogastric tube insertion for decompression of the stomach of an infant or child patient, and orotracheal intubation of adults, infants and children. This lesson should be presented prior to the medical and trauma modules.

Lesson 8-2 Practical Skills Lab: Advanced Airway

Demonstrates the skills of advanced airway techniques for the EMT-Basic. This includes insertion of the nasogastric tube in infant and child patients and orotracheal intubation of adults, infants and children.

Lesson 8-3 Evaluation: Advanced Airway

Conduct a written and skills evaluation to determine the student's level of achievement of the cognitive, psychomotor and affective objectives from this module of instruction. Whenever possible, supervised clinical experience will be provided to the students.

EMT lesson plans are taken from the national registry.