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HyperAngulated Video Laryngoscopy

nextgen learning to elevate your airway practice


On the day the first camera was placed at the end of a laryngoscope, blade geometry became liberated from its requirement to facilitate a direct line of sight to the glottic opening. Hyperangulated devices leverage that full potential to enhance views because they’re designed to follow and not flatten the primary curve. Their ability to look around structures like the tongue is their strength, but they challenge the clinician who uses them to have a greater understanding of airway geometry (not just anatomy) and comfort with a second distinct tool in the rigid stylet, along with a new set of skills that assist with tube delivery. If you’re interested in mastering the hyper-angulated video laryngoscope, this is your learning space.

The Integrated Learning Space

With Enhanced Digital Content

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Map Your Own Journey

Our enhanced digital content allows you to learn in multiple ways. Use the digital space here as an online course for learning anytime, anywhere. Then, let the same enhanced digital content guide you through our uniquely immersive, interactive physical spaces for hands-on procedure training, skills challenges, expert coaching, and high-fidelity simulations. Welcome to next-generation training designed to elevate your airway practice.

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Learning Objectives


Getting started is as easy as scrolling down and entering any of the theme-based topics in this learning space below. You can also use the navigation tool here to go directly to the topic you’re interested in.

IntroductionThe BladeThe Rigid Stylet
Two Curve TheoryThe ProcedureWhat’s Next

Hyperangulated video laryngoscopy (HAVL) is an effective device but requires new skills, the addition of a new tool, and an upgraded mental model to leverage its full potential. Let’s get into it here.

THe Blade

What’s so different about HAVL? It starts with the blade. Here is everything you need to know.

the rigid stylet

With its aggressive angulation, a regular old stylet just won’t do. Introducing the rigid stylet. A new tool that requires a new set of skills.

a better mental model

A tool is only as good as the mental model that wields it. HAVL requires upgrading your mental model to translate that 2D image on the screen into 3D tracheal access.

the procedure

Now it’s time to perform HAVL. Review this content and then it’s time for some hands-on guided practice.

What’s Next


Congratulations! You’ve completed this section of the learning space. Collect all the available points before moving on to the next poster to explore all the interactive and hands-on learning opportunities. 

Online Only

If you can’t be with us in person, you can still use this enhanced digital content as an online course. Visit the next poster for this learning space by using the link below. Otherwise, head to the next poster above to continue through the physical learning space.

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