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Difficult Airway Management Emergency Medicine - Community
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Paul Phrampus, MD
Young-Min Kim, Paul Phrampus 
Thomas Dongilli, Aimee Smith 
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About the Course

A course for practicing Emergency Medicine Physicians to learn and demonstrate competence in managing difficult airway situations utilizing the developed Emergency Medicine Difficult Airway Algorithm. Web based didactics and a hands-on skills review of less commonly used skills such as cricothyrotomy, LMA and Combitube, complement the use of real-time human simulation for this course immersing the participant in difficult airway management.


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.

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