Evidence-Based Management of Oxygenation, Ventilation and Airway Management (EMOVA)

This is a two-day course focusing on the application of knowledge through team-based simulations for the management of oxygenation, ventilation and airway in the critically ill or injured patient.

Online pre-course reading, and activities are available through the AIEM learner management system and all participants are required to submit the pre-course activity before attending the programme.


Target group:

The course provides training for:
Healthcare providers whose occupation or volunteer activities require oxygenation, ventilation and airway management skills.
Professionals in the field of emergency care (EMS, Emergency Department practitioners, nurses and doctors)


 Course Content:

• Anatomy and Physiology relevant to the patient who requires oxygenation, ventilation or airway management
• Assessing and managing oxygenation, ventilation and the emergent airway in an ill or critically injured patient
• Decision making with regard to critical oxygenation and failure to provide this through conventional methods, surgical airway management and the vortex approach

• Skills based, and simulation based practical course
• Practical ‘wet lab’ skills stations with advanced equipment
• Limited to 12 participants per course



Students who successfully complete the EMOVA Course will receive an AIEM Certificate of Completion and CPD certificate.


Student Materials

• Students are granted access to the online student resources for EMOVA (pre-reading and test for each learning area)
• Student is required to pass each test before arrival to the course
• Access is granted for 1 year from enrolment in the course

CEU: 24 (including 2 ethics points)


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