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Safe Apnea Time

Learn about the important concept of safe apnea time

Intubation requires that the flow of oxygen to the lungs be temporarily halted while that tube is delivered.

The ability to “fill the tank” of the lungs as a reservoir, and thus provide safe apnea time is critical.

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Rapid review – safe apnea time

Is real time to slow for you? Just need a refresher on the concept of safe apnea time? Snap up this quick hit of learning before diving deeper into the content below.  

Dive Deep

“Extending the safe apnoea time merely delays critical desaturation and provides time to implement the definitive airway strategy that will ultimately prevent/reverse desaturation. It is thus an adjunct, not an alternative, to restoring alveolar oxygen delivery.” – Nicholas Chrimes

No one provides a more thorough discussion of safe apnea time than Nicholas Chrimes, creator of the Vortex Approach. Read more here, then add him to your social learning network.

Hands on & Expert coaching

If you’re in one of our immersive spaces at PAC Live!! please go to the station on this topic. Review the equipment, follow the checklist to optimize your patient’s safe apnea time and review your new skills with one of our coaches.

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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