Arguably the world's most cited airway educator in critical care and teacher of world-famous cadaver airway course in Baltimore
What's it about?
A simplified and incrementalised approach to laryngoscopy, this course includes six lectures plus multiple tutorials on the skills of airway management
NB. this course contains some graphic images that may not be suitable for all viewers
At the end of this course the student will be able to:
- adopt techniques to combat stress during highly-skilled procedures
- improve patient positioning, resuscitation and oxygenation prior to intubation
- adopt a simplified and incrementalised approach to laryngoscopy
- improve cord visualisation, tube delivery and first-pass success
Who's it for?
Highly recommended for all critical care providers
Duration 335 mins.
Professor Richard Levitan
Professor Levitan is an Adjunct Professor of Emergency Medicine at Dartmouth School of Medicine (New Hampshire), visiting Professor at University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland). Professor Levitan is director of the New York City Airway Course, the Yellowstone Airway Course and the worlds largest cadaver airway course, in Baltimore (monthly for 16 years).
Prof. Levitan has given more than 350 invited international lectures on airway management and authored 42 publications and 3 textbooks on airway management. He is the inventor of the AirwayCam, which captured real-time, advanced airway skills for the first time. These resources have been used in 4000 hospitals in 26 different countries.
Find out more here: www.airwaycam.com
Every MedReach course supports high-impact healthcare projects in the world’s most poorly-resourced areas. £25 from your Command the Airway course fee will be donated to THET.
Today, one billion people will never see a qualified health worker in their lifetime. Harnessing the expertise of UK providers, THET has helped train more than 84,000 healthcare workers across 31 low/middle income countries since 1998.