This video focuses on performing a surgical cricothyrotomy in five easy steps with minimal equipment. Kevin High, RN, EMT, MPH, MHPE, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, takes you through the procedure and the equipment needed.
Kevin began his healthcare career in 1985 as an emergency nurse and EMT working in rural southern Georgia. He started at Vanderbilt in 1989 in the Emergency Department and began working as a flight nurse at Vanderbilt LifeFlight in 1993. Kevin left the program in 2007 to work within the Department of Emergency Medicine. Kevin functions as the Trauma Resuscitation Manager working with the myriad EMS and air medical agencies that serve Vanderbilt; doing so as a clinician, liaison and educator.