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ACLS & Airway Managment Hands On Workshop

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

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 Opitical Laryngoscope, Direct Laryngoscopy, Malleable Stylets, 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.

Location: Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport 9100 Gulf Freeway Houston, TX 77017

Seating is limited, pre-registration is required.
This course is being presented by Conscious Sedation Consulting, a continuing education provider to medical and dental providers that offer sedation & analgesia.

For more information or to register online please visit http://www.SedationConsulting.com
Or call 888-581-4448 x 2.

Conscious Sedation Consulting provides continuing education, training and consulting services to medical and dental providers on the administration of sedation and analgesia.

Our goal is patient safety.

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