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 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!
Thursday Advanced and Difficult Airway Workshop Schedule
Airway Anatomy and Assessment
How to assess an airway
Identification of landmarks
Predicting a difficult airway
Airway classification and grading
Indications for Airway Management
Predictors of airway need
Invasive and Non-Invasive Airway Management
Escalation of intervention
Airway Options and Medications
Types of airway devices
Fiberoptic and Video Scopes
Induction Agents and Dosing
Induction and Intubation
Procedure organization and setup
Stepwise airway protocols
Hands-on Procedure Practice
Tube confirmation and Difficult Airway management
Defining an intact airway
How to manage a failed airway
Difficult airway algorithm and management
Laryngeal mask airway
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
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.