Course Details

DAS approved course

To provide training in common equipment, techniques and decision-making for managing the difficult airway, for anaesthetists in training and anyone seeking to improve or refresh their skills in this field.

Topics include: oral and nasal fibreoptic techniques including exchange catheters; videolaryngoscopy; FONA; paediatric airway; shared airway techniques; simulated scenarios including obstetrics and tracheostomy trouble-shooting; surgeon's persepctive on the difficult airway; case discussion including decision making and human factors aspects.


Anticipated learning outcomes of the event:

Learn a variety of practical techniques for managing expected and unexpected difficult airways.

Understand the techniques available for managing the difficult paediatric airway.


Discuss the role of human factors in decision-making in difficult airway cases.


Course Dates

Thu, 05th Mar 2020

Contact Details

Dr Joanne Smith: [email protected]

Course Website

Course Fee

Consultants £150, SAS /trainees £125, allied HPs £100