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


Thursday November 30th 2023 09.55 - Friday December 1st 2023 16:00 


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 Anaesthesiology
Centre of Head and Orthopaedics
Entrance 6, first floor,
Inge Lehmanns Vej 6, 
2100 Copenhagen Ø
Telephone: +45 3545 7805

Special guest lecturers:


Prof. Sheila Nainan Myatra
Mumbai, India


 Loes small  

Loes Bruijstens, MD
Nijmegen, the Netherlands



Scientific head:

Michael Seltz Kristensen MD:
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The course is non-sponsored and not-for-profit.
In 2023 participation costs 10.800 DKK (1.450 EUR)  


Please contact our secretariat for notification when registration opens


Secretary Marianne Hjorth
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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

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

The 2023 edition of Airway Management for Anaesthesiologists was granted 13 European CME credits (ECMEC®s) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®)  UEMS


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

Awake intubation – making it a pleasant experience!

Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation (BCV)

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


Biphasic Cuirass Ventilation (BCV)

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

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


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


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