Cricothyrotomy

Goals and Objectives

Goals

  • Resident will be comfortable performing a cricothyrotomy

Objectives

For the procedure of cricothyrotomy, resident will be able to:

  • Describe indications and contraindications
  • Describe potential complications
  • Name and describe equipment required
  • List and describe the steps involved
  • Demonstrate the ability to properly perform each step of the procedure from memory
Page Author: Eric Shappell
Page Created: June 13, 2015
Peer Reviewer: Edward Lew
Peer Review Date: April 5, 2017
Last Modified: April 11, 2017