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CME : 21.50
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Conference Summary

Difficult Airway Management is organized by American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and will be held during Jun 08 - 10, 2018 at American College of Chest Physicians, Glenview, Illinois, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is Respiratory therapists, advanced practice providers, physicians, and other health-care professionals with an interest in critical care or emergency medicine are encouraged to attend. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

Conference Description :
Every intubation in the ICU can be a difficult airway. Attend this state-of-the-art, systematic overview and hands-on experience offering the preparation, teamwork, and tools necessary to manage complex critical care airway situations.

• Identify exam findings associated with a difficult airway, practice the essential skills of intubation, and learn to use innovative new advanced airway tools to manage difficult airways.
• Gain hands-on experience with a multitude of video laryngoscopes, bougies, and other intubating devices proved to increase first-pass intubation success.
• Utilize extraglottic airways to reestablish ventilation should intubation not be successful. Recognize when and how to use cricothyrotomy for failed airways.
• Work with a team using crew resource management concepts to solve airway problems in a high-fidelity, fast-paced, simulated clinical environment using scenarios developed from real-life cases.

Learning Objectives:
After participating in this educational activity, you should be able to:
• Describe risk factors, physical exam findings, and clinical situations associated with a difficult airway.
• Classify the various types of equipment used in the management of the patient with a difficult airway, and describe their potential use and limitations.
• Demonstrate a systematic approach to patient, equipment, and drug preparation prior to intubation.
• Demonstrate effective management of the patient with a difficult airway.
• Successfully perform direct laryngoscopy in a clinical environment.
• Employ video laryngoscopes in difficult airways.
• Plan for and use extraglottic devices and cricothyrotomy to manage failed airways.
• Use crew resource management principles to effectively utilize an airway management team, maximizing success and patient safety during intubation.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Jonathan Brady Scott
Jonathan Brady Scott

Healthcare Management

Cheryl Paulson
Cheryl Paulson

Respiratory Therapy

Brian S. Kaufman
Brian S. Kaufman


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Contact No. 224/521-9800,
member@chestnet.org, helpteam@chestnet.org

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Venue Address

American College of Chest Physicians
2595 Patriot Blvd,
Glenview, Illinois, United States of America

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Staybridge Suites Glenview
0.29 miles from venue
Sheraton Chicago Northbrook Hotel
0.84 miles from venue

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