The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia™

Boston, MA / May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024

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For Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants


For Residents, Fellows, and SCP Health Medical Staff



For Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants


For Residents, Fellows, and SCP Health Medical Staff

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Hyatt Regency Boston

One Avenue de Lafayette
Boston, MA 02111
617-912-1234

Discounted Rate: $319/night (+ taxes and fees)

Hotel Discount Ends: April 18, 2024 or when 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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2024 Typical Course Schedule (final schedule distributed on-site)

Day 1

Lung Separation Workshop (optional/pre-registration required)

6:15-7:30 am

Optional Workshop Registration/Continental Breakfast (for workshop participants only)

7:30-8:00 am

Introduction to Lung Separation

8:00-11:15 am

Left-sided DLT placement, confirmation and troubleshooting.
Right-sided DLT placement, confirmation and troubleshooting.
Placement of Bronchial Blockers

11:15-11:45 am

Lunch (Provided for Lung Separation Workshop participants only)

The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia

11:00 – 11:45 am

Registration

11:45 - 12:25 pm

Course Introduction: Welcome

Cornerstone: Managing the Difficult Airway

12:25 - 1:10 pm

Difficult Airway Identification and Planning

1:10 - 1:30 pm

Airway Anatomy: Nasal Endoscopy Self-Scope and Airway Ultrasound

1:30 - 1:45 pm

Break/Exhibits

1:45 - 2:15 pm

Awake Tracheal Intubation

2:15 - 2:45 pm

Difficult Airway in Pediatric Patients

2:45 - 3:05 pm

Break/Exhibits

3:05 - 6:05 pm

Breakout Sessions:

Case Discussion: Anticipated Difficult Airway - Obstructing Pathology

Case Discussion: Anticipated Difficult Airway - Non-Obstructing Pathology

Skills Workshop: Awake Tracheal Intubation

Day 2

6:30 - 7:30 am

Registration/Breakfast

Cornerstone: Managing the Failed Airway

7:30-8:00 am

Difficult Airway in the Induced Patient

8:00 - 8:30 am

Cannot Intubate / Cannot Ventilate

8:30 - 8:45 am

Break/Exhibits

8:45 am – 10:15 pm

Breakout Sessiosn:
Case Discussion: Difficult Airway in the Induced Patient
Skills Workshop: Surgical Airway
Skills Workshop: Management of the Failed Airway

10:15 - 10:30 am

Break

10:30am - 12:00pm

Breakout Sessions:
Case Discussion: Difficult Airway in the Induced Patient
Skills Workshop: Surgical Airway
Skills Workshop: Management of the Failed Airway

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Panel Lunch (provided)

12:45 - 1:45 pm

Human Factors in an Airway Crisis

1:45 - 3:30 pm

Code Airway™ Simulations

3:30 - 3:45 pm

Break/Exhibits

3:45 - 5:00 pm

Code Airway™ Simulations

Day 3

Cornerstone: Endotracheal Tube Exchange & Extubation of the Difficult Airway

6:30-7:30 am

Registration/Continental Breakfast

7:30-8:30 am

Extubation and Airway Exchange Catheters

8:30-10:30 am

Rotate Sessions:
Case Discussions: Intra-Op Airway Issues, Tracheostomy Issues and Extubation Issues
Skills Workshop: Airway Exchange Catheters & Additional Flexible Endoscopy Practice

10:30-11:30 am

Interactive Exam, Review and Final Wrap-up

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). SCP Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AANA Prior Approval

The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 18.50 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1044314; Expiration Date 9/8/2024.

 

Lung Separation Workshop

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 3.75 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1044309; Expiration Date 9/8/2024

ANZCA & FPM CPD

Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this workshop as a CICO emergency response activity in their CPD portfolio.

Recognition code: ER-24-CICO-011

Emergency Response Activity: CICO

Recognition Expiration Date: 30 June 2027

Additional 2024 Accreditation In Progress