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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, Cook County, 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 videolaryngoscopes, bougies, and other intubating devices proven 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 videolaryngoscopes 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.

Registration Desk

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


Registration Type Due Date Price
Non-member - Registration Fee 07 Jun,2018 USD 1995.00
Member - Registration Fee 07 Jun,2018 USD 1695.00
Nonphysician Providers and Physicians-in-training - Registration Fee 07 Jun,2018 USD 1295.00
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Venue Address

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

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