IMACC™ – The Immediate Airway Care Course

Delivered by specialist paramedics and doctors with experience in prehospital critical care, IMACC™ is a practical course designed to provide the learner with the requisite skills and knowledge to provide safe and effective immediate airway care in the emergency environment.

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Course overview

Aim

The aim of IMACC™ is to provide the learner with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely provide effective airway care in the emergency environment, whether that be prehospital, in the emergency department, or in unfamiliar settings such as a hospital ward or GP practice.

Entry criteria

IMACC™ is aimed at clinicians fulfilling levels 3–5 on the Skills for Health Career Framework. Examples include:

  • Ambulance Technician

  • Staff Nurse

  • Ambulance Paramedic

  • Health Care Assistant

 

Those fulfilling levels 6+ are also welcome to attend.

Course content

  • Anatomy and physiology of the airway

  • Airway assessment

  • Patient positioning 

  • Airway clearance 

  • Stepwise airway care and device selection

  • Drug-free tracheal intubation

  • Tracheostomy and laryngectomy care

  • Practical skills stations and simulation

Duration

One day (eight hours)

Certification / accreditation / endorsement

Certified by PREMED. CPD certificate upon completion of the course.

Location

Folkestone, Kent.

Disclaimer 

Please note: IMACC™ does not qualify the learner to provide interventions outside the scope of practice set by their employer and/or regulatory body. 

Faculty

Silas Houghton Budd

BSc PGCert PGDip DIMC

Specialist paramedic (critical care)

Dr Natasha Dole

MBChB DIPPEC (SA)

Senior registrar (A&E) 

Sam Dixon

BSc PGCert

Specialist paramedic (critical care)

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For corporate bookings, please enquire by emailing us at sales@prem-ed.com