The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ 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)
- Extraglottic devices
- 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 Airway™ 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 Allen.Rasnick@balladhealth.org.
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.
Pay online – includes textbook, certificate and Continuing Education Credits.