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.

Endotracheal tube being placed into mouth

The endotracheal tube is then connected to a ventilator to supply oxygen to the lungs.

Endotracheal tube is connected to ventilator to supply oxygen to 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: 

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