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Learning Space for the Hyper-Angulated Blade

An NextGen Learning Space Designed to Elevate Your Airway Practice

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We built this space to guide you through all the concepts and skills you need to successfully use the video laryngoscope with a hyperangulated blade.

Getting started is as simple as scrolling down or go directly to the content by using the links below👇

Rapid ReviewFull Video
Guided PracticeDive Deeper
Mental ModelThe Blade
Rigid StyletWhat’s Next
One technique mastery

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1. Rapid Review

Get the Highlights Here

Is real time to slow for you? Have some fun and accelerate through the key steps of this procedure in under a minute, and then dive into more detail later.

2. Full Video

Intubation with HAVL

Take the time to dive deeper into the use a hyper-angulated blade for intubation. You’ll be glad you did. Focus on:

  • Optimal HAVL view of the glottis
  • Use of the rigid stylet for tube delivery.

3. Guided Practice

Hands on Training That Meets You Where You Live

This learning space has an integrated hands on training station. Pick up the equipment and use the guided practice tools to improve your technique in a judgement free zone. To get started:

  1. Look for the tabletop card
  2. Snap the QR code
  3. Begin your practice


4. Dive Deeper

You Could Stop Here But Why Would You

  1. Dive deeper into a mental model that will help with your HAVL technique.
  2. Understand the advantages and challenges of HAVL
  3. Get better acquainted with the rigid stylet and how to use it.

Don’t forget to use the digital content in this space for guided self-practice in our pop-up installations, listen to the podcast, or dive into any of the related content below. 👇

a better mental model

Go beyond the basic procedure skills and dive in to some of the concepts, advanced tips and expert reviews to round out your knowledge, starting with an explanation of the two curve theory below.👇

The Two Curve Theory Explained

In order to master the hyperangulated blade, spend some time understanding the concept at the heart of its design and the mental model that will help you to use it successfully.

The Hyperangulated Blade

Spend a little more time getting into some of the features of the hyperangulated blade and some important details how to use it.

The Rigid Stylet

Getting good with the hyperangulated blade requires getting comfortable with two new airway tools not one. The rigid stylet is not like regular stylets that you may be used to and requires some learning some new skills.

5. What’s Next

More Learning Spaces by PAC

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