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Critically Ill Airway September 2017
Airway management of the critically ill, particularly in settings outside of the operating theatre is uniquely challenging. This two day course will help participants develop a safe, flexible approach to airway management issues, including the difficult airway and optional percutaneous tracheostomy training, tailored to the specific requirements of the critically ill patients.
The course builds on online pre-course learning materials with interactive ‘hands on’ practical sessions and simulation scenarios that run the full gamut of airway crisis in the critically ill. The faculty includes multi-disciplinary experts in the management of the critically ill airway, who are also enthusiastic and expert educators and simulationists.
Participants will develop the following skills:
Develop cognitive & teamwork skills:
Course numbers are strictly limited due to small group skills sessions. Enrolment is on a first-in first-served basis.
Who is this course for? This course is designed for the following:
- trainees in critical care specialties with previous experience managing airways (eg completed an anaesthetic rotation) and exposure to critically ill patients
- consultants and other senior doctors requiring an update and refresher in airway management of the critically ill
- suitably experienced prehospital healthcare providers (eg paramedics)
The course is not suitable for interns or junior residents with no prior exposure to critically ill patients or airway management.
Pre reading will be made available online 4 weeks prior to the course. A short post course MCQ will be offered and those who complete this successfully will receive certification beyond participation.
All participants will be asked to complete a feedback assessment prior to receiving a course completion certificate.
This course has been approved by CICM as a difficult airway course that must be completed prior to the transition year.
This course has been submitted to the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) and has been awarded the following points allocation: Lectures: Category 2A: 1 point per hour, Simulations: Category 3B: 3 points per hour & Skill stations: Category 2B: 2 points per hour.
Participants in the ANZCA CPD program may claim this CICO course as an emergency response activity in their CPD portfolio. Emergency response activity Can't Intubate Can't Oxygenate Code: ER-15CICO-020
Monday, 25 September, 2017 - Tuesday, 26 September, 2017 8:20 AM - 5:00 PME. Australia Time
Centre for Health Innovation (CHI)Level 4 Burnet Tower89 Commercial RoadPrahran, VIC(AUS) 3181
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