Advanced Paediatric Airway Management


The Resus4Kids Advanced Paediatric Airway Management is an e-Learning module exploring the different components of managing a paediatric airway. The modules cover paediatric intubation and the use of a laryngeal mask airway (LMA).

On completion of the e-Learning participants will be able to:

  • understand the normal paediatric airway
  • know how to assess a paediatric airway
  • predict the difficult airway
  • prepare for an intubation
  • understand the processes involved in performing an intubation
  • identify common problems and solution during paediatric intubation
  • know how to use a laryngeal mask airway
  • understand the management of the unanticipated difficult airway
  • understand post intubation care
  • understand how to use a ventilator

Video example of a straight blade laryngoscopy with external laryngeal manipulation