Looking for an advanced airway management course? Look no further than The Difficult Airway Course! This advanced, evidence-based program will help even the most experienced providers perfect the most critical techniques in this constantly evolving field. Taught by a world-class faculty of airway experts, we offer several courses designed with specific practice environments and specialties in mind.
The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency
Designed for Emergency Physicians, and beneficial for all members of the Emergency Department team. The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™ is an advanced, evidence-based CME program featuring small group, hands-on sessions where you will:
Increase mastery of high risk airway scenarios with focused seminars on:
the physiologically difficult airway,
Stay at the forefront of airway management science & practice.
Learn a rapid and systematic approach to airway management to confidently manage any airway emergency you encounter.
Hone your skills with proven airway devices.
Reinforcedecision-making and skills with challenging Code Airway simulations
Interact with world-renowned, expert faculty and learn from their experiences.
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia is an advanced, evidence-based CME program designed specifically for Anesthesiologists, anesthesiologist assistants and CRNAs.
Stay out of Trouble: Defensible decision-making in airway management, including skills in awake intubation
Manage Trouble: ‘Can’t intubate/can’t oxygenate’ — identifying and managing this rare yet potentially fatal event, including skills in open cricothyrotomy
Prevent Trouble in Recovery: Extubation skills, including airway exchange catheters
Up your Game (and your team’s!): Crisis team leadership and communication skills.
Hands-on practice in effective techniques
Created by practicing international experts in Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Human Factors
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia provides the assurance of being at the leading edge of airway management.
The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care
An advanced course designed specifically for intensivists and for hospitalists who are responsible for emergency airway management of acute inpatients.
Taught by a world-class faculty of airway experts
Focused exclusively on airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients
Concentrated on airway assessment and decision-making, enabling participants to confidently handle any airway situation they encounter
Build mastery and confidence in:
How to predict a difficult airway
How to prevent a failed airway
When – and when NOT – to use medications
How to perform an awake intubation
Practical strategies in crisis management and human factors
Receive extensive hands-on practice in many airway techniques, including:
Video and direct laryngoscopy
Flexible bronchoscopy and laryngeal mask ventilation
Front of neck access / surgical cricothyrotomy
Tube exchange and extubation of the difficult airway
Leave prepared for challenging acute inpatient scenario, such as:
Upper airway obstruction
Airway management in the massively obese patient
Tracheostomy issues, including accidental dislodgement
Bleeding, traumatized and vomit-filled airway
The can’t intubate / can’t oxygenate situation