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CME : 17.75

The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia (Apr 30 - May 02, 2021)

Apr 30 - May 02, 2021   |   Minneapolis, Minnesota  United States Of America
Organized by : Airway Management Education Center (AMEC)
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The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia is organized by Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) and will be held from Apr 30 - May 02, 2021 at Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 17.75 CME Credits.

Target Audience:
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia is intended for anesthesia-trained healthcare providers including
Anesthesiologists, Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants.

Course Description:
The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia was created by practicing international experts in Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Human Factors and based upon landmark publications that have materially advanced our understanding of difficult and failed airway management. This advanced program is designed to enhance existing skills in four crucial areas: difficult airway & awake intubation, failed airway & open cricothyrotomy, safe extubation & airway exchange catheters, and crisis team leadership & communication. Our hands-on, intensely interactive approach to learning emphasizes the evidence, reinforces skills and provides the assurance of being at the leading edge of airway management.

Purpose & Objectives:
This course is designed to provide participants with state-of-the-art information and hands-on experience with the most critical elements of airway management to ensure effective and appropriate management of the airway. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will be able to:
• Perform an airway assessment to predict difficulty
• Describe the key elements of the difficult airway.
• Describe the steps of awake intubation.
• Identify a failed airway.
• Demonstrate proper surgical airway management techniques.
• Describe when and how to use an airway exchange catheter.
• Demonstrate safe extubation and tube exchange techniques.
• Use communication and team leadership techniques to optimize airway management.
• Demonstrate assessment and decision-making in a variety of airway management scenarios.

Setting the Standard:
Thousands of physicians world-wide come to our course for intensive training in the most critical elements of difficult airway management. Highlights include:

• Instruction by a world-class faculty of airway experts with an unparalleled passion for teaching.
• Content, techniques and “pearls” that benefit even the most experienced providers.
• Hands-on sessions featuring challenging Code AirwayTM stations.
• Focus on difficult airway management, difficult extubation, failed airway management and crisis team leadership.
• Dynamic and interactive learning environment.

Hands-On Training in Crucial Airway Techniques:
• Awake Intubation — When & How
• Topical Anesthesia
• Open Cricothyrotomy
• Extubation and Tube Exchange
• Crisis Team Leadership
• Video Laryngoscopy
• Flexible Endoscopic Intubation
• Lighted and Fiberoptic Intubating Stylets and Guides
• Techniques for the Obese Patient
• Simulation Case Reinforcing Cognitive Information
• Up-to-Date Evidence



Ron M. Walls
Ron M. Walls

Emergency Medicine

Michael F. Murphy
Michael F. Murphy

Pain Medicine

Robert Cornelius Luten
Robert Cornelius Luten

Emergency Medicine

Calvin A. Brown, III
Calvin A. Brown, III

Emergency Medicine

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Registration Type Last Date Price
Course Tuition Fee 29 Apr,2021 USD 1,500.00
Gold Rate Tuition (For Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants) Fee 29 Apr,2021 USD 1,200.00
Silver Rate Tuition (For Residents, Fellows, and Schumacher Clinical Partners Medical Staff) Fee 29 Apr,2021 USD 1,100.00
Lung Separation Workshop Fee 29 Apr,2021 USD 350.00
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Venue Address

Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown
35 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown,

35 South Seventh Street,

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America 55402,

+1 612 339-4900

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