Course Details

DAS approved course

The Leicester "Difficult Airway Day” is held annually on the 3rd Thursday in June since 2001, and attended by up to 64 delegates (trainees and career grade anaesthetists from all over the U.K. and some from abroad).The current format is one lecture followed by 12 hands on workshop stations. Funds raised are used to buy training equipments and to sponsor interested trainees from Leicester to attend and present at DAS annual scientific meetings.

Stamford Court, Leicester, LE2 2LH

Practical Sessions to Include
  • High Flow Humidified Nasal Oxygenation—NEW FOR THIS YEAR 
  • ORSIM bronchoscopy simulator 
  • Ultrasound and the airway 
  • Nasal Fibreoptic Intubation
  • Oral Fibreoptic Intubation and Oxford Box
  • Awake Fibreoptic Intubation
  • Simulation of airway scenarios
  • Aintree Intubating Catheter (AIC) and supraglottic devices
  • Double lumen tube 
  • Optimising position for laryngoscopy
  • Video Laryngoscopes 
  • Front of neck (FON) access to the airway (needle and surgical)
5 CPD points applied for from the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Course Directors: Dr Mary Mushambi & Dr Perihan Ali,
Consultant Anaesthetists, University Hospitals of Leicester

DAD Programme 2018
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Course Dates

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Contact Details

Laura Dixon
[email protected]
(0116) 258 4917

Course Website

Course Fee

£160 (includes lunch, refreshments and CPD certificate)
£80 ODPs