The Brisbane Airway Course is based upon the world famous Baltimore course but will have 16 specially prepared cadavers so limited places that will book out fast. Therefore register early!
Online registration here!
Course Description: This 2 day cadaveric workshop teaches practical, effective skills and strategies for adult and paediatric intubation that promote patient safety and increase provider confidence. The course combines an enormous amount of airway imaging with cadavers that have been specially prepared to have normal tissue turgor (not embalmed). The net effect is truly unique, visual, and hands-on, real tissue experience.
Topics will include: Direct Laryngoscopy Video Laryngoscopy Fiberoptic Intubation Nasotracheal Intubation Paediatric Intubation Surgical Airways Rescue Ventilation Devices such as the Laryngeal Mask Airway
Assisting Faculty : Dr Andrew Brainard of TheSharpEnd and Dr Minh Le Cong of The PHARM (this website!)
A little while ago Dr Andrew Weatherall was asked to give a talk on the difficult paediatric airway. The audience was a variety of emergency medicine doctors, nursing staff and allied health staff. He decided to try something dopey – audience participation. It wasn’t recorded so here’s the written version where the aim is to capture how […]
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Everyone’s got a theory about what to do in the CICO emergency. Unless the CICO situation is all about kids. Andrew Weatherall goes through a recent review on this arising from the kids’ hospital in Melbourne. If you’ve spent a bit of time online you would have noticed a phenomenon that isn’t particular to medical types but […]
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St.Emlyn's – Meducation in Virchester #FOAMed In its 4th iteration at SMACC this year, the airway workshop was held twice – in the morning and afternoon. It was essentially a masterclass in what is being developed and implemented regarding airway simulation and skill around the world. Each workshop was divided into four sessions –…
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If people giving anaesthetics are still using a bunch of different techniques, it’s fair to assume that all those options have their own pros and cons. You could argue that’s true for most of anaesthesia but this post is going to look at one situation and one option: airway endoscopy and spontaneous breathing. It’s by Andrew Weatherall Sharing […]
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