This is the next installment of our “Short Final” series. In this particular episode, we discuss a controversial topic regarding nurses’ qualification to intubate in the pre-hospital environment. We also discuss maintaining competency for all disciplines and whether your program’s minimum requirements are enough to remain proficient.
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