Artificial Airways



New – March ’19




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Course Summary

This 45 minute eCPD tutorial discusses the artificial airway patient, what classifies as an artificial airway, how we can effectively nurse these patients and the complications involved with artificial airways. This tutorial and additional notes will cover tracheal tubes and endotracheal tubes (long term ventilated patients) and the fundamentals of nursing these patients, to include:


  • Identifying risks to these patients
  • Minimising risks
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Care of the artificial airway (hygiene and replacement)

Course Tutor

Chloe Fay BSC (Hons), RVN, CertVN ECC, VTS (ECC)


Attendance Certificate

This tutorial is worth 45 minutes CPD.


Course Notes

Course notes written by Chloe Fay are available to accompany this tutorial.



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This eCPD tutorial is worth 45 minutes of CPD.

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Chloe Fay

BSc (Hons), RVN, CertVN ECC, VTS(ECC)



Chloe qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2012, gaining her ECC certificate in 2016, and her VTS (ECC) in 2018. She has a strong background in ECC and referral nursing, including working for Vets Now, and as of head of theatre at Pet Medics in Manchester. She is currently the head of the Priory Emergency Treatment Service (OOH) in Brighton, who also provide cardio-respiratory and internal medicine referral services.

Chloe is also on the review board for the RCVS ‘inFOCUS’ veterinary journal and is also involved in peer reviewing material for the Australian College of Veterinary Nursing’s ECC certificate. She is highly experienced and passionate about all aspects of emergency and critical care nursing, but her specific interests include critical care patients including renal and septic patients, emergency anaesthesia and nutrition

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