National Sedation Center - Checklist: Performing the Measurement and Placement of an Oropharyngeal Airway (OPA)
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This skill is associated with the skill verification for Adult Moderate Sedation. The student is evaluated measuring correct size and placement of an Oropharyngeal Airway (OPA). The student is taught to premeasure this airway adjunct if the patient matches preprocedure airway red flag criteria. Adjunct utilized to bypass the tongue for a patient who is unarousable (general anesthesia) and unable to manage their own airway without support.
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National Sedation Center - Checklist: Performing the Measurement and Placement of an Oropharyngeal Airway  (OPA)