a SSAI (Scandinavian Society for Anaesthesiology and Intensive care medicine) approved course


Thursday November 29th (09:55) - Friday November 30th (16:00) 2018


Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark


Problems with managing the airways are primary causes of serious complications and death in relation to anaesthesia. The course will provide you with tools to prevent this to happen to your patients.

Arranged by:

Department of Anaesthesia, 4231, Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet.
Telephone: +45 3545 3474.

Guest lecturers: Avatar58 70To be announced...


Anaesthesiologists, thoracic surgeon, emergency-, intensive-care and pre-hospital physicians and ORL-surgeon with expertise in airway management

Course Director:

Michael Seltz Kristensen MD:
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Kr. 7250,- (approximately 975€)




Secretaries Charlotte Otendal Nielsen and Linda Bæk Hansen
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The course language is English

All participants are asked to upload an airway-management patient-case for the discussion and workshop

We will apply for CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (convertible to American Medical Assoc​iation PRA Category 1 credits)​

Changes in the program may occur


Airway techniques and equipment– what is new and what do I really need?

Awake intubation – making it a pleasant experience!

Bronchoscopy and BAL in the ICU Separating the lungs

Fiberoptic intubation made easy!

Frontline - what next?

Have a plan!

Prehospital management

Preoperative evaluation of the airway made useful

The "cannot-intubate-cannot-ventilate"– situation. Recognition. Management choices.

The paediatric airway

How to maintain oxygenation in the difficult and combative patient

Ultrasound and the airway



Bronchoscopy for anaesthesiologists


Fiberoptic airway management

Hands on ultrasonography in airway management

Lung separation and bronchial blockers

On full-scale simulators, SimMan: Managing the "cannot-intubate-cannot-ventilate"-and the "cannot-intubate-can-ventilate" situation and other

Retrograde intubation and various devices (ILMA, Airtrach, glidescope, Retromolar, C-trach, McGrath Series 5 and McGrath MAC, AWS, etc.)

High flow nasal oxygen, THRIVE

The paediatric airway



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