Faculty:

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

Time:

Thursday  November 21st 2024 at 09:55 until Friday November 22nd at 16:00

Place:

Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

Background:

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 Anaesthesiology
Centre of Head and Orthopaedics
Rigshospitalet
Inge Lehmanns Vej 6, 
2100 Copenhagen
Denmark
Telephone: +45 3545 7805
rigshospitalet.dk

Special guest lecturers:

To be announced

Scientific head:

Michael Seltz Kristensen MD:
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Price: 

The course is non-sponsored and not-for-profit.
In 2024 participation costs 11.600 DKK (1555 EUR)
(Including all meals and an instructor-to-participant-ratio of 1-to-1)

Application (waiting list)

Online

Secretariat:

Secretary Marianne Hjorth
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Notice:

The course language is English

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

Changes in the program may occur

   
Mandatory reading as preparation for the course:
  CUP bogen Billede1 kopi 3
Core Topics in Airway Management
3rd edition
Edited by Tim Cook, Royal United Hospital, Bath, UK and Michael Seltz Kristensen, Rigshospitalet

 

Lecture
Topics

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

Awake intubation – making it a pleasant experience!

Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation (BCV)

Fiberoptic intubation made easy!

Frontline - what next?

ECMO for emergent airway management
 
The neuro-traumatized: Time is brain

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

 

Workshop
Topics

The Bloody Bleeding airway

Chricothyrotomy

Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation (BCV)

Fiberoptic airway management

Hands on ultrasonography in airway management

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

Retrograde intubation

Miscellaneous videolaryngoscopes

High flow nasal oxygen HFNO

Infrared-guided flexible optical intubation

Flow controlled ventilation via 2.4 mm tubes for adults

The paediatric airway

Case
discussion

As part of the workshop, participants will present and discuss own airway cases

 

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