Course Details

DAS approved course

This course is aimed at anyone wishing to enhance or practice their skills in managing the expected and unexpected difficult airway. While initially advertised to anaesthetic trainees, recent courses have been attended by ODPs, ED physicians and more.

The course lasts one day, is accredited for 5 CPD points from the RCOA and gives candidates over 4 hours of practical, hands on time.

The day consists of:

  • Introductory lecture based on plan A, B, C, D
  • Video reconstruction of Mr Bromiley's wife's case
  • Lectures from experienced faculty detailing cases which went wrong.
  • Scenario practice and discussion
  • Special guest speaker
  • Live upper airway endoscopy

Workshops on:

  • Fibreoptic intubation - through nasal, oral routes, Berman airway, iGEL and LMA
  • Intubating LMA, 
  • Supraglottic airways/improving the view - Proseal, i-gel, LMA supreme
  • Airtraq, Videolaryngoscopes, Bonfils
  • CICV - surgical cricothyroidotomy, small and large cannula cricothyroidotomy and Manujet ventilation
  • Tracheostomy emergencies
  • Extubation (NEW)
  • Airway ultrasound (NEW)

There is then a summary and roundup of the days' events and the DAS guidelines are reinforced. The course is led by an experienced consultant faculty, with industry support. The emphasis is on learning in a friendly, fun environment.

There are 16 places and 8 faculty.

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Course Dates

Fri, 25th Sep 2020

Contact Details

Dr Sean Chadwick 07717 791174
Dr Rob Glasson 07979 775650
e-mail [email protected]

Course Location:
Worcestershire Royal Hospital and Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley (date dependant)

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