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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

The Difficult Airway Course: EMS

The Difficult Airway Course: EMSTM teaches an evidence-based, algorithmic approach to emergency airway management for EMS providers. This 2 -day course is designed to provide participants with state-of-the-art information and hands-on experience that ensure effective and appropriate management of airway emergencies.

The Difficult Airway Course: EMS provides didactic and hands-on training in:

  • Prediction of the Difficult Airway
  • Video Laryngoscopy and other advanced imaging devices
  • Medication-assisted Intubation (including RSI and RSA)
  • Pediatric intubation
  • Endotracheal tube introducers (bougie)
  • Cricothyrotomy
  • Extraglottic devices 
  • Capnography
  • Ventilator management
  • Digital and nasal intubation
  • CPAP and BiPAP

In The Difficult Airway Course: EMS you will:

  • Learn the full range of airway management techniques — including use of extraglottic devices, medication-assisted intubation, video laryngoscopy & other advanced imaging devices, and cricothyrotomy.
  • Work with experienced faculty who know the unique challenges facing EMS providers.
  • Use all of the airway devices in small group sessions.
  • Practice decision making and airway techniques in Code AirwayTM stations.
  • Face the most challenging patient scenarios in a no-risk environment. These include elevated ICP, pulmonary edema, status asthmaticus, foreign body in the airway, direct airway trauma, multiple trauma with shock, and many more.
  • Meet your continuing education requirements. This two-day course is approved by CAPCE.
  • Receive the definitive airway textbook, Manual of Emergency Airway Management by Calvin Brown MD III, John Sakles MD and Nathan Mick, MD. 

For more information call (423) 431-7147 or email rasnickat@msha.com.

CME Credit Info: Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through Ballad Health. 
 

 

 

Sessions

Session Start Date Time Location Register
The Difficult Airway Class: EMS (February 9 - February 10)
( 2 part series )
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
8:00AM - 5:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147
The Difficult Airway Class: EMS (August 17 - August 18)
( 2 part series )
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Sunday, August 18, 2019
8:00AM - 4:00PM
8:00AM - 5:00PM
MSHA AHA Training Center
Limit 14 registrants
Register online

Register by phone:
(423) 431-7147