2020 AHA PALS Plus™: Airway Management Module

2020 AHA PALS Plus™: Airway Management Module

This module covers the special considerations and treatments for pediatric airways.


Pediatric airways are not just small adult airways; they carry special considerations and treatments. This module compares those differences and further reviews the clinical features, diagnosis, and management tactics for obstructions and upper and lower airway diseases of the lungs. It covers positive-pressure ventilation and the requirements for advanced airway placement. Additionally, the module addresses aerosol-generating procedures in the COVID-19 era.

Module Learning Objectives:
After successfully completing this module, students should be able to

  • Describe necessary precautions during aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) to avoid transmission of infectious particles to providers (e.g., COVID-19)
  • Compare the anatomical and physiologic differences between adult and pediatric airways
  • Recognize a general approach to pediatric airway emergencies, including the difficult airway
  • Describe clinical features, diagnosis, and management of upper and lower airway obstruction and diseases of the lung
  • Describe interventions for respiratory distress vs. respiratory failure
  • Recognize the requirement for positive-pressure ventilation
  • Recognize the requirement for an advanced airway

Product Specifications:

  • Features engaging, True Adaptive™ learning
  • Responsive design ensures compatibility on mobile devices and tablets
  • Students can select their level of competence as they begin the course and can change their selection at any time during the course
  • All curriculum is web-accessible through inclusive design (WCAG 2.1 AA)
  • Ease of use for more students – works on all common browsers (no more Flash)

Technical Specifications:
Compatible Devices/Operating System:

  • Web Browsers: Latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari
  • Operating Systems and Computing Hardware: Win8+ with 4GB+ RAM, MacOS 10.13+ with 4GB+ RAM, Android 8+ with 2GB+ RAM, iOS 11+ with 2GB+ RAM
  • Internet Connection: Broadband – Fiber, wireless, DSL, cable modem
  • While the system will run in smaller screen sizes, these are the recommended minimum sizes for the best experience: 4″ (mobile) or higher


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