This module covers the fundamentals of Aspiration. Included are the anatomy of the airway and how positioning and safe-eating techniques can reduce the risk of foreign-body airway obstruction.

Learning Objectives: After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the basic structures of the respiratory tract.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of aspiration and what may cause it.
  • List 2 action steps to take if aspiration occurs.

Module Length: 30 Minutes

Open Aspiration