King LTS-D Advanced Airway
Use of the King LTS-D airway is now
being offered as a pilot study to all First Responder, EMT-Basic and
Intermediate Technician providers in Wisconsin.
operational plan amendment and pilot program agreement, course outline,
skill evaluation tool, and sample protocol have been developed for use
in developing and/or changing your services' advanced airway
program. Written approval of an amended operational plan is
required prior to training and implementation of your King LTS-D
King LTS-D Use/Approval
emergency medical service provider and services’ medical director
must identify those qualified individuals who will teach the
curriculum and test the students on the use of the King LTS-D.
emergency medical service provider must submit an amendment to
the service’s operational plan to add the King LTS-D airway.
The amendment must be submitted to the Division of Public
Health, Bureau of Local Public Health Practice and EMS (BLPHPEMS).
Written approval of the program is required prior to training and
implementation of the King LTS-D airway program.
service provider must agree to provide the approved educational
component to each first responder or EMT licensed with the service
provider. (The service
must agree to maintain all training records.) The educational
component will consist of:
Session – consisting of airway module review with the King LTS-D
Session – practice inserting, inflating, securing, ventilating
with and removing the King
LTS-D airway until competency is achieved
competency check-off signed by the medical director
LTS-D airway use must be included in the service’s CQI program.
Use of the Advanced Airway Data Form and completion of the outcome
information for every King LTS-D airway patient (by the service
Medical Director) is mandatory.
service must provide a plan to ensure that all affiliated and
neighboring emergency medical services are familiar with the device.
LTS-D Airway Program Links:
your appropriate program coordinator at the Wisconsin EMS office for further information.
February 21, 2014