ACLS & Airway Management Hands On Workshop Oct. 9 & 10 - Houston, TX
Contact: Randy Pigg
Sat, 10/09/2010 - 8:00am - Sun, 10/10/2010 - 5:00pm
Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
9100 Gulf Freeway
Houston, TX 77017
About the Event
ACLS & Advanced Airway Management Workshop for Sedation Providers
October 9 & 10, 2010 - Houston, Texas
This workshop will provide participants with American Heart Association ACLS® Certification and provide a full day of emergency airway management techniques. Course consists of didactic lectures, intensive imaging, discussion and hands -on workshop with the world's most realistic airway mannequins and patient simulators.
Audience: This course is appropriate for physicians, dentists, nurses and all allied health and dental professionals who are involved in the administration of sedation & analgesia.
Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
1. Recognize and initiate early management of peri-arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome;
2. Manage cardiac or respiratory arrest until return of spontaneous circulation and respiration, termination of resuscitation or transfer of care;
3. Recognize other life threatening clinical situations and provide effective initial care and transfer to reduce disability and death;
4. Describe & demonstrate a variety of techniques for maintaining oxygenation;
5. Recognition and anticipation of difficult airways
Devices: Mask ventilation, LMA and King LT rescue Ventilation, AirTraq Optical Laryngoscope
Direct Laryngoscopy, Malleable Stylette, and Bougies (tube introducers)
Faculty: American Heart Association® Certified ACLS Instructors & Richard Levitan, MD
About: Dr. Levitan has published approximately 30 peer-reviewed articles on emergency airway management and is the author of 2 textbooks. He serves on the Editorial Board of Annals of Emergency Medicine, and is a reviewer for numerous emergency medicine and anesthesia journals. He has been a design consultant and investigator for many airway device manufacturers. He has given approximately 350 lectures on airway management worldwide, and for almost ten years has run a monthly hands-on cadaver-based airway workshop. He is currently an Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine at Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.
Date: October 9 & 10, 2010 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Breakfast & lunch provided.
Fees: $995.00 Physicians & $475.00 Nurses & Assistanting Staff
Seating is limited, pre-registration is required.
Registration can be completed online by clicking here
Or by phone at 888-581-4448 x 2.
For more information on this or other services we offer, please visit us online at www.SedationConsulting.com
Location : Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport 9100 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77017