Capnography For EMS-Session 2-February 2nd 1100-1200 Hours

This session covers the underlying pathology the use of capnography for EMS providers. Once, only a “nice to have “capability for the prehospital provider, this diagnostic aid has firmly moved into the “Gold Standard / “must have” realm. We will review the various waveforms and the use of capnography through the use of case studies.

Target Audience

EMS/Nursing Providers

Learning Objectives

Upon completion the student will be able to:

  • Recognize and distinguish common capnography waveforms
  • Outlining of physiological systems involved in the production and use CO2
  • Evaluate learning with case studies



Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Airway, Ventilation, Respiratory
  • 1.00 Nursing
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Course expires: 

Carrie Fuller, AS, NRP, Registered Respiratory Therapist

Monument Fire

EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG)

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Airway, Ventilation, Respiratory
  • 1.00 Nursing


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Required Hardware/software

Computer or mobile device with speakers or headphones