Airway Management for Hospitalists Wiser 11.8.19

November 8, 2019

Airway Management for Hospitalists (AMH)

A course for Hospitalists to participate in simulated cases involving the management of difficult airway situations. This course provides web-based didactics and the opportunity to practice skills associated with the care of patients in the emergency department in routine as well as difficult situations.

 

 

Target Audience

Physicians

 

Learning Objectives

 

Course Objectives:

 

By the end of the course, the participants will be able to:

1.            Recognize a difficult airway

2.            Manage a difficult airway using the difficult airway algorithm

3.            Successfully perform the following techniques:

a.            Laryngoscopy

b.            Gum B & L Stylet

c.             Combi-tube

d.            BVM

e.            MET 1

f.             Open Crich

g.            TTJV and Percutaneous Crich

h.            Blind Nasal

i.              FT-LMA

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/30/2019
Course expires: 
06/30/2020
Event starts: 
11/08/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/08/2019 - 5:00pm

Disclaimer Statement

The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses

Wiser
PA
United States
Paul Phrampus MD, Vice Chair, Quality and Patient Safety , Department of Emergency Medicine, Director, Peter M. Winter Institute for, Simulation, Education and Research (WISER), Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh

Disclosure: No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

 

 

Accreditation and credit designation

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician (CME)

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this blended activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.00 Attendance
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