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Prepare Your Patient


WHat you’ll find here

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Rapid ReviewPositioning
BUHEA Human Touch
Guided PracticeWhat’s Next
critical actions

Preparing your patient for Intubation requires doing a few critical actions.

Prepare your patient

Accelerate your learning with this rapid review of the essential you need to prepare your patient for intubation.

Patient Position

Patient positioning is a critical. Not only can it improve oxygenation of your patient and improve your safe apnea time, but it can be the difference between an easy intubation and a hard one. Here are 3 simple things you always need to do.

  • Sit the patient up
  • Adjust the height of the bed
  • Place patient in the sniffing position
Tricks of the trade

An easy technique that can make adjusting your patient’s position a whole lot easier. See how.

should you buhe?

Check this out. Usually we sit the patient up and the put them down again to intubate. But is that necessary? Listen here. 👆

Watch here
A great FOAMed Demo of BUHE
Reassure your patient

If your patient is conscious this moment may be one of the scariest in their lives. Don’t forget that. Reassure them, tell them what’s going on and, put a hand on their shoulder and tell them your going to take care of them. Because that’s what we do.


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

If you’re in one of our pop-up learning spaces or a PAC Live!! event, find this care and, use the multimedia tools for a guided practice training experience.

Don’t forget to engage our faculty coaches for real-time expert feedback.

WHAT’S NEXT – map your own journey 👇

This space is self-directed. For in person learners, review the posters below, choose the one you want, and locate it within the installation to continue your training. Snap the QR codes embedded within them to access the learning space. Look for the ✋ emoji for integrated hands on training opportunities, and the 💪 to indicate a SIM challenge.

when you can’t be with us – Online learning

When you can’t be with us in person, you can still access all the same content on this topic. Simply click on the masterclass link below to take you to the online masterclass learning space.

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