Learning Center: Video-laryngoscopy and the EMS provider
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
Location: Exhibit Hall
Sponsored By: Medtronic
Airway management is an essential skill for EMS professionals. With new tools having been developed as alternatives to direct laryngoscopy and intubation, we need to consider the adoption of these new tools in this important area in the EMS world., Video-laryngoscopy has enjoyed a rapid increase in popularity and may now be considered by many as the first-line technique in airway management to obtain the so called first-pass success. Patrick Shay, with over 30 years of experience in EMS, will share with the audience his experience with video-laryngoscopy, its advantages, and its cost-effectiveness to manage the airways of patients in the pre-hospital environment.
Consideration of VL for airway management in the pre-hospital environment