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The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency

  1. 1. Scan this QR code to learn more about our upcoming the difficult airwayTM app for iPhone! thedifficult airwaycourse™ EMERGENCY The Difficult Airway Course: EmergencyTM PRSRT STD Registration Center US Postage 333 South State Street, Suite V-324 PAID INTRODUCING... Lake Oswego, OR 97034 PPCO The most exciting virtual destination for all of your Airway Management needs. u Live Webinars u Sentinel Papers u Discussion Forums u Airway Exhibitors u Chat Sessions u Educational Offerings u The Latest Research u Video Presentations Master the airway. Save more lives.Visit Quick and easy registration......and it’s FREE
  2. 2. THE ONE COURSE YOU’LL NEEDI Instruction by world-class faculty. I Focused sessions on PediatricI Simple airway algorithms that Airways, Trauma, Medical allow for an orderly, reproducible Emergencies, Difficult and approach to any emergency airway. Failed Airways.I Small group, hands-on sessions I Detailed instruction in a variety exclusively focusing on difficult of challenging patient scenarios: and failed airways, emphasizing elevated ICP, pulmonary edema, rescue strategies and devices. cardiogenic shock, status asthmaticus, foreign body in the airway, direct airwayI Code Airway Stations: Challenging trauma, multiple trauma with shock, medical simulations to reinforce morbid obesity and many more. decision-making and skills. I Dynamic and interactive learning environment.Hands-on training in crucial airway techniques:I Percutaneous and I Awake Intubation Surgical Cricothyrotomy I Flexible Fiberoptic IntubationI Video Laryngoscopy I Aids for Direct LaryngoscopyI Fiberoptic Stylets and Guides I Pediatric Airway Skills ”One of the most important courses II Optically Enhanced Laryngoscopy I Techniques for the have ever attended. The lectures, demosI Extraglottic Devices Obese Patient and hands-on workshops were all amazing.” Andrew Jones, MD, Florida“Without a doubt, the best definitive educationI have ever received for airway management.”Gilbert Thayer, MD, Texas the difficult“The extremely high level of airwaycourse ™ EMERGENCYfaculty knowledge, skills and love Purpose Airway Management is one of the most critical skills in Emergency Medicine.for teaching in an atmosphere of This course is designed to provide participants with state-of-the-art information and hands-on experience that ensure effective and appropriate management ofcasual professionalism is very apparent airway emergencies.and appreciated.” Target Audience This course is intended for healthcare providers including, Emergency Physicians,Bruce Kraus, MD, Wisconsin Critical Care Specialists, Intensivists, Hospitalists, Family Physicians, Physician Assistants, Paramedics, Flight Nurses, and Respiratory Therapists. Course Objectives “Invaluable material for every Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will: · Have a clear conceptual framework of Difficult Airway Management in the level of experience.” emergency setting; Kimberly Kross, DO, Pennsylvania · Be able to identify the Difficult, the Unanticipated/Emergency Difficult and the Failed Airway; · Have a rapid and systematic approach for the management of each of these clinical dilemmas; · Be familiar with the devices and techniques needed to manage these clinical dilemmas, and when and how to use them. Accreditation This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Hospital Physician Partners and Airway Management Education Center. Hospital Physician Partners is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Hospital Physician Partners designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Hospital Physician Partners is committed to making its CME activities accessible to all individuals. If you are in need of an accommodation, please do not hesitate to call and/or submit a description of your needs in writing.
  3. 3. Course Schedule Day 2 6:30 am – 7:30 am  Registration / Continental BreakfastDay 1 7:30 am – 11:45 am Group Sessions:6:30 am – 7:30 am   Registration / Continental Breakfast Code Airway 1; Oxygenation, BMV and Laryngoscopy7:30 am – 4:45 pm Emergency Airway I: RSI Techniques 11:45 am – 1:00 pm Stump the Experts Panel Lunch and Pharmacology 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm   Fiberoptic Tour A Emergency Airway II: The Pediatric Airway of the Airway MUST-SEE! Workshops: Pediatric Airway Management, Rescue Airway 1:15 pm – 5:30 pm   Skills Stations: Devices, Surgical Airway Skills Lab, Flexible Fiberoptic, Pediatric Airways, Optical Lighted Emergency Airway Management and Rigid Fiberoptic Devices, Video Laryngoscopy Lunch Break (11:45 am – 12:45 pm) Day 3 Emergency Airway III: Identifying the Difficult Airway 6:30 am – 7:30 am Registration / Continental Breakfast Emergency Airway IV: Managing the 7:30 am – 12:15 pm Group Sessions: Difficult Airway Advanced Code Airway, Skills Practice, Written Exam, Interactive Exam Review Las Vegas, NV “Outstanding course. Has completely changed my whole paradigm of how I will Are you an EMS Physician? approach an airway. I would highly Visit recommend to anyone who for information about manages airways from busy EDs The Difficult Airway Course: EMSTM to small rural EDs. Excellent.” (for advanced EMS providers) Ryan Hodnick, DO, Nevada Fundamentals of Airway ManagementTM (for basic and intermediate EMS providers) “Outstanding in every way. A real Or call Terry T. Steele, confidence booster.” Executive Director, at (860) 679-9285 Kyle Sheets, MD, Texas Diane Birnbaumer, MD Michael A. Gibbs, MD Erik G. Laurin, MD John C. Sakles, MD, FAAEM Course Directors Associate Residency Director Chief, Emergency Medicine Director, Medical Student Assistant Residency Director Harbor UCLA Medical Center Maine Medical Center Education Director of Procedural Professor Portland, Maine UC Davis Medical Center Competency David Geffen School of Professor of Emergency Medicine Associate Professor Arizona Health Sciences Center Medicine at UCLA Tufts University School of UC Davis School of Medicine Professor Torrance, CA Medicine Sacramento, CA University of Arizona College Boston, MA of Medicine Calvin A. Brown, III, MD Nathan Mick, MD Tucson, AZ Steven A. Godwin, MD Director, Pediatric Emergency Director of Medical Associate Professor Student Education Medicine Leslie Simon, DO, FAAEM Ron M. Walls, MD, FAAEM Interim Chair and Maine Medical Center Chair, Emergency Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital Chief of Service Assistant Residency Director Brigham and Women’s Hospital Assistant Professor Department of Emergency Portland, ME Shands Jacksonville Professor Harvard Medical School Medicine Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Harvard Medical School Boston, MA Assistant Dean, Simulation Tufts University School of University of Florida College Boston, MA Education Medicine of Medicine Steven C. Carleton, MD, PhD University of Florida College Boston, MA Jacksonville, FL Attending Physician, Department of Medicine of Emergency Medicine Jacksonville, FL Josh Nagler, MD Julie Slick, MD, FAAEM University Hospital Attending Physician Staff Physician Professor of Emergency Medicine Michael G. Gonzalez, MD Director, Pediatric Emergency LSU Public Interim Hospital University of Cincinnati Interim Director of Trauma Medicine Fellowship Clinical Instructor College of Medicine Services and Simulation Childrens Hospital Boston LSU Health Sciences Center Cincinnati, OH Section of Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor New Orleans, LA  Ben Taub General Hospital Harvard Medical School Robert C. Luten, MD David Caro, MD Emergency Center Boston, MA Professor, Pediatrics and Katren Tyler, MD Residency Director Assistant Professor Associate Residency Director, Emergency Medicine Baylor College of Medicine Bret P. Nelson, MD University of Florida University of Florida HSC Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor Houston, Texas Director of Emergency Ultrasound, UC Davis Medical Center Health Science Center Mount Sinai Medical Center Jacksonville, FL University of Florida Alan C. Heffner, MD Associate Professor College of Medicine Associate Professor UC Davis School of Medicine Director, Medical ICU Mount Sinai School of Medicine Jacksonville, FL Department of Internal Medicine, Sacramento, CA New York, NYNational Faculty Peter DeBlieux, MD Division of Critical Care Department of Emergency Charles N. Pozner, MD Robert J. Vissers, MD Director, Faculty and Resident Medicine Chief, Emergency MedicineJennifer Avegno, MD Development Medical Director, Associate Chief Medical Officer Carolinas Medical Center STRATUS Simulation CenterDirector of Undergraduate Director of Emergency Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor Legacy Emanuel Health CenterMedical Education Services Brigham and Women’s Hospital Adjunct Associate Professor University of North Carolina Associate ProfessorAssociate Residency Director LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine University of Oregon HealthAssistant Professor LSUHSC Professor of Clinical Harvard Medical School Sciences Center Charlotte, NC Boston, MALSU Health Sciences Center Medicine, Tulane University Portland, ORNew Orleans, LA School of Medicine Andy S. Jagoda, MD Robert Reardon, MD, FAAEM Professor of Clinical Surgery Chairman, Department of Faculty Physician, Department Richard D. Zane, MD, FAAEMAaron E. Bair, MD, MSc New Orleans, LA Emergency Medicine Vice Chair, Emergency Medicine Mount Sinai Medical Center of Emergency Medicine Brigham and Women’s HospitalMedical Director, Center for Hennepin CountyVirtual Care Valerie A. Dobiesz, MD, MPH Professor Associate Professor Mount Sinai School of Medicine Medical Center Harvard Medical SchoolMedical Director, Center for Health Associate Emergency Medicine Associate Professorand Technology Residency Director New York, NY Boston, MA University of MinnesotaUC Davis Medical Center University of Illinois Medical Minneapolis, MNAssociate Professor Center at ChicagoUC Davis School of Medicine ProfessorSacramento, CA University of Illinois at Chicago “Instructors were all phenomenal – smart, cutting-edge, super- Chicago, IL approachable and friendly.” Michael Imperato, MD, New York
  4. 4. Dates and Locations non-threatening “Practicing the skills in a Due to the intensive nature of the course and the early start times, environment and subsequently being required we recommend that you stay at the host hotel for each course. to make rapid decisions with mock case Las Vegas, NV Seattle, WA scenarios was excellent.” Elisabete Doyle, MD, Manitoba April 20 - 22, 2012 September 21 – 23, 2012 Paris Resort Hotel Grand Hyatt Seattle 3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South 721 Pine Street (877) 603-4389 (206) 774-1234 or (800) 233-1234 *Rate: $165 (Deadline 3/19/2012) *Rate: $199 (Deadline 9/01/2012) Boston, MA Atlanta, GA May 18 – 20, 2012 October 26 – 28, 2012 Chicago, IL Hyatt Regency Boston Grand Hyatt Atlanta One Avenue de Lafayette 3300 Peachtree Road NE (617) 912-1234 or (800) 233-1234 (404) 237-1234 or (800) 233-1234 *Rate: $199 (Deadline 4/25/2012) *Rate: $199 (Deadline 10/03/2012) Chicago, IL Las Vegas, NV June 8 – 10, 2012 November 16 – 18, 2012 Hyatt Regency Chicago-On the Riverwalk Caesar’s Palace 151 East Wacker Drive 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South (312) 565-1234 or (800) 233-1234 (866) 227-5938 *Rate: $199 (Deadline 5/15/2012) *Rate: $165 (Deadline 10/22/2012)* A limited number of rooms have been reserved at this discounted rate. Once these rooms are filled or the discount deadline passes, the hotel will charge its standard rate. Please mention The Difficult Airway Course when making your reservation. Taxes and other hotel fees may apply. Visit for hotel reservation links. Course Fee: $1,295 Registration Information e Announcing th Residents and Hospital Physician Registration is limited. We recommend that you register early. new Four th Edition of Partners medical staff are eligible for of Online Registration: the Manual a 20% discount. Physician Assistants, Emerge ncy Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses and (Mastercard, Visa and Discover accepted) Airway Respiratory Therapists are eligible for Phone: Toll free in US/Canada Scan this QR code t Managemen a 15% discount. AAEM Members are (866) 924-7929 or direct (503) 635-4761. to register now! for 2012! eligible for a 10% discount. Your registration fee includes a Mail: The Difficult Airway Course: EmergencyTM copy of Manual of Emergency Registration Center Airway Management. (©Lippincott, 333 South State Street, Suite V-324 Williams & Wilkins) Lake Oswego, OR 97034 Fax: (404) 795-0711 CME Credits To download a registration form to mail or fax Hospital Physician Partners designates this live activity for a maximum to us, please visit and of 22.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the click on “Register.” Please make checks payable credit commensurate with the extent of their Endorsed by in US dollars to “The Difficult Airway Course.” participation in the activity. Approved by the American College of Cancellation of a registration is subject Emergency Physicians for 22.0 hours of to a $100 administrative fee. ACEP Category I credit. Registration services provided by Well-Assembled Meetings™ (WAM). This activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 21.75 Elective credits by the American Academy of Family We gratefully acknowledge the support provided Physicians. by the following companies. AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and COVIDIEN and COVIDIEN with Logo are trademarks of Covidien AG. © 2007 Covidien AG or its affiliate. All rights reserved. AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 22.0 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.