Are you a Physician Assistant practicing critical care, hospitalist, emergency, or intensivist medicine? Do you need airway management training? Our online advanced and difficult airway management course is designed just for you!
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.
Learn the ins and outs of basic and advanced technique. Apply your skills in a variety of patient scenarios involving management decisions and algorithms.
Detailed tutorials including video and audio reinforce key topics. Our program highlights some of the common challenges and pitfalls for difficult airway management.
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!
Designed for Physician Assistants
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
How to assess an airway
Identification of landmarks
Predicting a difficult airway
Airway classification and grading
Predictors of airway need
Escalation of intervention
Types of airway devices
Fiberoptic and Video Scopes
Induction Agents and Dosing
Procedure organization and setup
Stepwise airway protocols
Hands-on Procedure Practice
Defining an intact airway
How to manage a failed airway
Difficult airway algorithm and management
Laryngeal mask airway
Application of the difficult airway algorithm
Simulated patient scenarios
Intubation with video laryngoscopy
Hands-on airway procedure lab
Individual review with instructor
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.