Endotracheal Intubation for Acute Care Skills Labs
Endotracheal intubation is a procedure that allows a healthcare provider to place an endotracheal tube into the mouth, through the trachea into the lungs.
The endotracheal tube is then connected to a ventilator to supply oxygen to the lungs.
This protocol covers the task of endotracheal intubation placement by a healthcare provider.
The purpose of this standardized procedure is to allow a healthcare provider to safely place an endotracheal tube when needed. An endotracheal tube may be needed in routine preoperative placement for anesthesia, non-urgent placement and urgent case scenarios.
Watch the video below to see how this procedure is done using VR: