The Airway Card™ Anesthesia
Cancellations are subject to a $100 fee. Requests to cancel must be made more than 48 hours before the start of the course to be eligible for a partial refund.
Requests to reschedule to a different course must be made more than 48 hours before the start of the course. The reschedule fee of $50 will be waived for the first reschedule request. Fees will apply for subsequent reschedule requests.
No refunds will be granted to those who do not attend and do not cancel or request to reschedule according to the policies above.
Thousands of physicians world-wide come to our course for intensive training in the most critical elements of difficult airway management. Highlights include:
Schumacher Clinical Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
An additional 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM will be awarded for the Lung Separation Workshop.
The Difficult Airway Course: AnesthesiaTM has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 17.75 Class A CE Credits; Code Number 1036933; Expiration Date 10/6/2019.
The Lung Separation Workshop has been approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 3.5 Class A CE Credits; Code Number 1036943, Expiration Date 10/6/2019.
National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants (NCCAA) will accept CME credit for programs approved for continuing education credit by the American Medical Association (AMA), American Association of Physicians Assistants (AAPA), and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Participants in the ANZCA CPD program may claim this CICO course as an emergency response activity in their CPD portfolio. Recognition Code: ER-17-CICO-019; Expiration Date June 30, 2020.
Typical Course Schedule (final schedule distributed on-site)
Lung Separation Workshop (optional/pre-registration required)
Optional Workshop Registration/Continental Breakfast
Introduction to Lung Separation
Left-sided DLT placement, confirmation and troubleshooting.
Right-sided DLT placement, confirmation and troubleshooting.
Placement of Bronchial Blockers
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia
11:00 – 11:45 am
11:45 - 12:15 pm
Welcome and Standard of Care
12:15 - 12:55 pm
Difficult Airway Decisions
12:55 - 1:15 pm
1:15 - 1:30 pm
Live Self-Scope Demonstration
1:30 - 1:45 pm
1:45 - 2:45 pm
Difficult Airways & Awake Intubation
2:45 - 3:00 pm
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Emergency Awake Intubation
Non-Emergency Awake Intubation
Management of the Difficult Airway/Awake Intubation
6:30 - 7:30 am
Cornerstone: Managing the Failed Airway
Definition & Failed Algorithms/Failed Intubation & Failed Oxygenation
8:30 - 8:45 am
8:45 am – 12:00 pm
Failed Intubation/Failed Oxygenation Cases
Management of the Failed Airway
Surgical Management of the Failed Airway
10:15 - 10:30 am
12:00 – 1:00 pm
1:00 - 1:15 pm
Cornerstone: Managing an Airway Crisis
Crisis and Leadership Management Team
2:15 – 2:30 pm
2:30 – 5:00 pm
Code Airway™ Simulations
Cornerstone: Endotracheal Tube Exchange & Extubation of the Difficult Airway
Extubation and Airway Exchange Catheters
Cases Using Airway Exchange Catheters
Airway Exchange Catheters & Additional FOB
Interactive Exam Review and Final Wrap-up