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Wednesday, October 31 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Using Checklists to Prevent Human Errors in Advanced Airway Management

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Endotracheal intubation in the prehospital setting is often challenging and stressful. Evidence-based research tells us that in non-operating room settings, the stress of intubation and addition of human factors leads to a significant increase in risk of failure during intubation.  Implementing a simplified, single algorithm will help decrease errors related to human factors and aim to increase, knowledge, confidence, first pass success and help manage potential complications that may arise.

Read more about David Olvera's work on EMS World's website: "IAFCCP Announces 2016 Tim Hynes Award Winner"

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David Olvera, AS, NRP, FP-C, CMTE

Clinical Education Manager, Air Methods Corporation
David J. Olvera AS, NRP, FP-C, NRP, is the clinical education manager, department chair of the research committee and the IRB administrator for Air Methods Corporation in Aurora, Colorado. He began his airway research in 2007 with Dr. John Sakles at University Medical Center in Tucson... Read More →

Wednesday October 31, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm CDT
Room 104AB