RNs Intubating??? - page 3
by nurseyperson | 10,958 Views | 20 Comments
My supervisor has sent my on an internet search. Anyone intubate as RNs in your units? If so, what is you policy and credentialling, competency, etc. Any info would be helpful. Thanks!!!... Read More
- 0Jul 16, '12 by turnforthenurseRNWhere I work, RNs do not intubate. The ER doc is usually the one who will intubate. RTs can do it but I always see the ER docs doing it, or the patient's primary physician if they respond in a timely manner. RNs are allowed to insert an OPA or NPA until a more advanced airway can be accessed, if needed.