Essential Oxygen Course

A dynamic team approach to respiratory interventions that empowers groups with limited resources to safely and effectively manage respiratory emergencies.

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Essential Oxygen Course


The Difficult Airway Society (DAS) guidelines recognize the superior ability of effective teamwork. Ever since, a revolution in respiratory care has introduced a host of new tools and methods.


A dynamic team approach to respiratory interventions empowers groups with limited resources It is time to discover strategies and techniques that approach airway management with agility.


Build a proactive, capable team to confidently handle high acuity, low occurrence (HALO) airway events. Hands on practice and resonant scenarios explore the power of a prepared team. 

Course Overview

Respiratory challenges coupled with solutions - strategies, techniques, pearls and select tips for special cases

On Completion: A user specific airway plan for effective airway management.

Who: Non-expert airway practitioners

Live Online: Group discussion of respiratory cases to explore current, effective methods and tools available for the respiratory care of acutely ill patients

In-Person: Team building and practical airway management procedure simulations.

What you'll learn

Fundamentals Part 1

respiratory A&P review; basic airway maneuvers, adjuncts; oxygen delivery; BiPAP/CPAP; supraglottic airways

Advanced Airway Part 2

pros and cons; checklists and human factors; laryngoscopy options; sequencing intubations; difficult airways; rescue pathways

Ventilation Part 3

basic and mechanical ventilation; tubes and trachs; monitoring; safe patient transport; extubation


understand the why and how behind the skills. Be flexible in your best approach to each unique airway event

Priorities First

become adept at simple, practical, priority-based frameworks that help you determine best actions

Situational Awareness

assess your situation; agility within any potential or actual airway emergency quickly leverages changing resources

What you'll receive

Pre-Course Package

upon registration, an email is sent to you with links to pre-course resources and course details

Customized Experiences

hands-on tailored experiences build your agility for expected and unexpected airway events

Group Exercises

group activities harness the expertise and experience of everyone to optimize learning

Practical Tips and Pearls

this is a real world course; agile readiness requires skills that are possible with minimal resources

Completion or Certification

an optional hands-on and written evaluation is available to earn a certification card

SkillStat Guarantee

get more practice taking this course again for FREE within a YEAR of your first course 

The greatest offer SkillStat has is the focus, not on a test, but on making sure everyone walks away more knowledgeable and confident. To offer attending future courses just to revisit, learn & MASTER skills is brilliant.


Available learning options

Live Online

Interactive and dynamic sessions via Zoom. Learn better from the comfort of your own home.

In Class

Practice the hands-on skills you need with a team committed to your success.

Airway 360

Learn and practice whenever and wherever via our interactive web app - desktop and mobile.

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