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
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia
The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care
Best prepared course I have ever attended! I strongly believe it should be a requirement for all physicians involved in emergency care.”
– O.F. Fonesca, MD, Virginia
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.
This course was excellent! A must for all anesthesiologists. The faculty was exceptional!”
– Richard T. Warner, MD, Connecticut
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.
You guys knocked it out of the park! Not only was the course highly informative and empowering, but fun and enjoyable as well.”
– Christopher Battaglia, MD, New York
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