Provider Practice Essentials registered nurse continuing education

Are you a Nurse Practitioner? Do you need airway training? Want to master your skills? Our advanced and difficult airway management course is designed just for you!

The Total Course

This program covers everything from airway assessment to planning your management approach.  Our detailed presentations will teach you how to identify difficult airways and plan for the worst.

Basic and Advanced Skills

Learn the ins and outs of basic and advanced technique.  Apply your skills in a variety of patient scenarios involving management decisions and algorithms.

Learn with the BEST

Detailed tutorials including video and audio reinforce key topics.  Our program highlights some of the common challenges and pitfalls for difficult airway management.  Our expert team will show you the right way!

Become a Master

Different airway management approaches are taught in an organized fashion, and stress management of each type of clinical situation.  Become a master of the basic, difficult, crash, and failed airways and their management!

Learn it LIVE – Hands On!

Live 1-day courses are available for you to experience the entire course, and practice hands-on with the latest technology.  This program can be combined with our 2-day clinical skills and procedure workshop for the ultimate learning experience!

Designed for Hospital-Based Providers

Designed for Hospital-Based Providers including Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Respiratory Therapists

10 progressive modules

Includes high resolution videos

Algorithms for various types of airway scenarios

Test-Based certification and review questions

10 CME credits including 8.5 emergency procedure credits and 1.5 credits of pharmacology as applicable

Can be taken Online or Live in Person!


Airway Anatomy and Assessment

How to assess an airway

Identification of landmarks

Predicting a difficult airway

Special scenarios

Airway classification and grading

Indications for Airway Management

Clinical conditions

Respiratory status


Predictors of airway need

Common Approaches

Invasive and Non-Invasive Airway Management

Escalation of intervention



Endotracheal Intubation

Airway Adjuncts

Airway Options and Medications

Types of airway devices

Airway Equipment


Fiberoptic and Video Scopes

Induction Agents and Dosing

Induction and Intubation

Procedure organization and setup

Stepwise airway protocols


Endotracheal Intubation

Hands-on Procedure Practice

Tube Confirmation and Difficult Airway Management

Confirmatory tests

Defining an intact airway

How to manage a failed airway

Difficult airway algorithm and management

Fiberoptic laryngoscopy

Laryngeal mask airway

Video laryngoscopy

Difficult Airway Algorithm and Simulations

Application of the difficult airway algorithm

Simulated patient scenarios

Intubation with video laryngoscopy

Hands-on airway procedure lab

Individual review with instructor

Combine this Program!

  • This program can be added to our 2-day clinical skills and procedure workshop for a huge bundled discount!
  • Combine these two GREAT programs for one low price today!

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1-Day Thursday Program Dates

Jul 14
Sep 22

The Advanced and Difficult Airway Course Dallas 2022 September

September 22 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4

3 -Day Thursday Program Dates

Sep 22

This activity is designated for 10 AAPA Category 1 CME credits, including 8.5 procedure credits and an airway management course, and is accepted by all Physician Assistant certification boards for credit towards the PA-CAQ.  

These credits are also accepted by the AANP and the ANCC for nurse practitioners, and include 10 contact hours, 8.5 emergency procedure credits, and 1.5 contact hours of pharmacology.  

Participants are encouraged to verify eligibility with their accrediting body.  This certification is included as part of the Emergency Medicine Board Review Series and additional credit hours cannot be combined with other online programs containing this content.

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