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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To describe the basics of airway management, including how to assess, secure, and manage an airway in an emergent situation.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall methods of airway assessment in patients experiencing respiratory failure.
  2. Identify methods of oxygen administration and ventilation when treating patients in respiratory distress.
  3. Summarize standard guidelines and techniques for securing an airway in a patient in respiratory distress.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NP0718A
Published: Jul 2018
Expires: 6/2/2023
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Heather Meissen, ACNP-BC, CCRN, FCCM, FAANP; Laura Johnson, ACNPC-AG, CCRN