Capnography– Tube Verification is Only the Beginning

Rockingham county EMS

Capnography– Tube Verification is Only the Beginning Course Announcement



October 31, 2017 0800-1100hrs

October 31, 2017 1500-1800hrs Or

November 1, 2017 0800-1100hrs

November 1, 2017 1500-1800hrs

(4 Sessions)



Rockingham County College Auditorium 215 Wrenn Memorial Rd Wentworth, NC 27375


Guest Instructor: Robert Murray Jr.

Operations Division Manager Sussex County EMS, Sussex County DE

(Sponsored by Medtronic’s and Boundtree Medical)


All are welcome and for space considerations for this training please respond to: Justin Stewart 

Rockingham County EMS Training Officer 336-634-3013 or

You will be asked to provide the name of attendee, phone # and email address.


This is a overview of what will be covered in this FREE 3 hour CME

I.           What is capnography?

a.   Overview

b.   Anatomy and physiology

c.   Hypercapnia vs. Hypocapnia

d.   Oxygenation vs. Ventilation

e.   Understanding the waveform


II.          Ventilation

a.   Bronchoconstriction (Asthma, COPD)

b.   Pulmonary Edema (CPAP)

c.   Hypoventilation (Overdose, Sedation)

d.   Hyperventilation (Head Injuries, Anxiety)

e.   Airway Management (BVM, ETT, Rescue Devices)


III.         Perfusion

a.   Effectiveness of Chest Compressions

b.   Return of Spontaneous Circulation (ROSC)

c.   Termination of Efforts

d.   Pacing (Electrical vs. Mechanical capture)

e.   Hypoperfusion (Tachycardia’s, Shock states)

f.    Capnography and its relationship with Sepsis


IV.         Summary

a.   Intubated uses

b.   Non-intubated uses

Mr. Robert Murray has lectured both internationally and across our nation on numerous topics 

however specializes in bringing this valuable Capnography education. Everyone will benefit by 

attending one of these lectures and my promise to you is that you will learn something and have a 

much greater appreciation of the value of capnography.



•    International

o London Ambulance Service, 2006

o 2nd International EMS Competition Magen David Adom, Jerusalem, Israel, 2008

o European Resuscitation Council, Ghent, Belgium, 2008

•    National Conferences

o EMS Expo (various locations), 2008, 2009

o JEMS Conference (various locations), 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013

o Zoll EMS Summit (Denver, CO), 2012

•    State-Wide Conferences –several located in Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, 

New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Texas

•    Local / Regional – more than 200 capnography courses taught locally or regionally to both pre-

hospital and hospital providers


Opportunity Date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 08:00 to Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 18:00
Statewide (No County)
Education Category: