The Ten Minute Medic

Hosted ByBill Young

The Ten Minute Medic (TMM) Podcast is for busy EMS students who need information in bite size portions to listen to between calls or while standing in line.  Brought to you by experienced EMS educators, who are busy themselves, we will never waste your time with useless fluff!

Airway and the Trauma Patient Part 2 of 2

In this final session of this two part podcast, the student will

1.  weigh the benefits versus the risks of moving from basic airway maneuvers to more advanced ones.

2.  understand the importance of adequate airway suctioning versus limiting it to 10-15 seconds.

3. be introduced to the concepts of rapid sequence intubation and drug assisted intubation.  The protocol established by the Kentucky Board of EMS will be used for this discussion.  Please refer to the EMS governing agency of your state for your particular regulation and protocol.  

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