By Sean Hulsman
Capnography is now a standard tool in the treatment and assessment of patients with respiratory or airway compromise. Nearly as important as understanding capnography is knowing how to teach it. Preceptors and field training officers may be the best source of information a new provider will get on ETCO2 and waveforms. Read 5 FTO tips for teaching capnography and take this quiz to test your training knowledge.
About the Author:
Sean Hulsman, MEd, EMT-P is Director of Education at Twin City Ambulance Corporation in Western New York. He began his EMS career in 1992 and continues to teach and work in the field. You can contact Sean via his blog: Coarse Asystole.