The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care™

San Diego, CA / March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019

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For Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses & Respiratory Therapists


For Residents, Fellows, and Schumacher Clinical Partners Medical Staff

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Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego

1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
619-232-1234

Discounted Rate: $259

Hotel Discount Ends: March 6, 2018 or when the discounted room block is full

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Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require accommodations, please contact Jen Gove at 860-679-9285 or jen@theairwaysite.com three weeks before the start of the course.

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2020 Typical Course Schedule (final schedule distributed on-site)

Day 1

6:30 - 7:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

7:30 - 8:00 AM

Introduction/Setting the Scene

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Essential Skills in Airway Management

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Airway Anatomy

9:00 - 9:15 AM

Fiberoptic Tour of the Airway

9:15 - 9:30 AM

Break

9:30 - 10:00 AM

Difficult Airway Assessment / Difficult Anatomy

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Dangerous Physiology in Emergency Airway Management

10:30 - 11:15 AM

RSI Pharmacology

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Workshops I:
Hands-on: Essential Techniques in Airway Management

Hands-on: Topical Anesthesia, Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, Video Laryngoscopy

12:15 - 1:15 PM

Panel Lunch
(box lunch provided)

1:15 - 2:15 PM

Workshop I:
Hands-on: Essential Techniques in Airway Management

Hands-on: Topical Anesthesia, Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, Video Laryngoscopy

2:15 - 3:00 PM

Human Factors I

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 - 5:15 PM

Workshops II:
Hands-on: Tips and Tricks (More Essential Techniques)

Hands-on: Combining Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy and Video Laryngoscopy or EGD

Day 2

6:30 - 7:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

7:30 - 9:30 AM

Workshops III:
Hands-on: Emergency Surgical Airway

Hands-on: Soiled/Trauma Airway

Workshop: Airway Ultrasound

Workshop: Special Populations (Pediatrics, OB, Neuro)

9:30 - 9:45 AM

Break

9:45 - 11:45 AM

Workshops IV:
Hands-on: Emergency Surgical Airway

Hands-on: Soiled/Trauma Airway

Workshop: Airway Ultrasound

Workshop: Special Populations (Pediatrics, OB, Neuro)

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch on Own

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Failed Airway

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Human Factors II

2:30 - 2:45 PM

Break

2:45 - 5:15 PM

Code Airway™ Simulations

Day 3

6:30 7:30 AM

Registration and Breakfast

7:30 - 8:00 AM

Extubation and Airway Exchange Catheters

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Organizational Considerations

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Workshops IV:
Post-Op Head and Neck, Tracheal Lesions and Stents

Hands-on: Extubation and Exchange Catheters

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Final Points and Pearls

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Wrap Up: Course Take-Home Messages, Interactive Exam

2021 information will be posted soon.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of SCP Health and Airway Management Education Center (AMEC). SSCP Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

2020 AMA CME Credit

SCP Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.