Basic Airway Management

Basic airway management is a fundamental skill required of all health care professionals. It forms the basis of emergency airway management and is a cornerstone skill from which many advanced airway procedures progress. This online Short Course will provide an understanding of the airway manoeuvres, basic airway adjuncts, use of a bag valve mask resuscitator, suctioning and direct laryngoscopy.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
2 hours
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code

What will I learn?

  1. Anatomy and physiology of the airway
  2. Airway manoeuvres
  3. Basic airway adjuncts
  4. Using a bag valve mask resuscitator
  5. Suctioning
  6. Direct laryngoscopy


Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.