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Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile 633 North Saint Clair Street Chicago , Illinois 60611
Tel: (312) 787-1234
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The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care

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Overview

The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care is an advanced course designed for intensivists and for hospitalists who are responsible for emergency airway management of acute inpatients. Taught by a world-class faculty of airway experts, The Difficult Airway Course: Critical Care focuses exclusively on the airway challenges posed by critically ill inpatients. The course emphasizes airway assessment and decision-making to build within course participants the capacity to manage all airway situation they encounter — and to do so with great confidence. Participants practice the most important skills and reinforce their learning with Code Airway simulations.  We encourage all members of the critical care team to join us for this intensive educational experience.

Setting the Standard

Highlights of this intensive Course include:

  • How to predict a difficult airway and prevent a failed airway
  • When — and when NOT — to use medication
  • Tube exchange and extubation of the difficult airway
  • Cricothyrotomy lab
  • Practical strategies for crisis team leadership
  • Hands-on practice with proven airway devices, including video larygoscopy
  • Code Airway™ stations
  • Preparation for challenging acute inpatient scenarios, including:
    • Upper airway obstruction
    • Massively obese patient requiring intubation
    • Tracheostomy issues, including accidental dislodgement
    • Agitated hemodynamically unstable patient who self-extubates
    • Bleeding, traumatized airway
    • Can't intubate/can't ventilate
  • Instruction by a world-class faculty of airway expertsLearn about our faculty here.
  • Dynamic and interactive learning environment

Hands-on Training in Crucial Airway Techniques

  • Percutaneous and surgical cricothyrotomy
  • Video laryngoscopy
  • Fiberoptic stylets and guides
  • Optically enhanced laryngoscopy
  • Extraglottic devices
  • Awake intubation
  • Flexible endoscopic intubation
  • Pediatric airway skills
  • Techniques for the obese patient
  • and more!

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