Provider Practice Essentials registered nurse continuing education

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

Thursday Advanced and Difficult Airway Workshop Schedule

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 Simulation

Application of the difficult airway algorithm

Simulated patient scenarios

Intubation with video laryngoscopy

Hands-on airway procedure lab

Individual review with instructor

1-Day Live Program Dates

May 26

The Advanced and Difficult Airway Course Dallas 2022 May

May 26, 2022 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4
Jul 14

The Advanced and Difficult Airway Course Dallas 2022 July

July 14, 2022 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4
Sep 22

The Advanced and Difficult Airway Course Dallas 2022 September

September 22, 2022 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC-4

3-Day Live Program Dates
(Combined with our Skills and Procedure Workshop for a Discount)

May 26
Jul 14

3-Day Clinical Skills and Procedure Workshop with Advanced Airway Course 2022 Dallas July

July 14, 2022 at 8:00 am - July 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm UTC-4
Sep 22

3-Day Clinical Skills and Procedure Workshop with Advanced Airway Course 2022 Dallas September

September 22, 2022 at 8:00 am - September 24, 2022 at 5:00 pm UTC-4
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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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